Countertraction in ESD

Post written by Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA Two technically challenging endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) cases are described in this video. The first gastric ESD was complicated by prior tattooing and incomplete resection, which caused significant …

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Simple traction method for gastric ESD

Takuji Gotoda, MD, PhD, FASGE, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, in Tokyo, Japan discusses this Original Article "Usefulness of a traction method using dental floss and a hemoclip for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: a propensity score matching analysis (with videos)." Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) represents a significant advancement in therapeutic …

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