Successful endoscopic full-thickness resection of an exophytic subepithelial lesion with double scope traction technique

Post written by Yuto Shimamura, MD, from Digestive Diseases Center, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Our video demonstrates a case of successful endoscopic resection of an exophytic subepithelial lesion in the stomach by applying a double scope traction technique. The creation of a mucosal opening followed by dissection of the lesion was performed …

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Gauze extension method for specimens resected by endoscopic submucosal dissection

Post written by Satoshi Ono, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Chiba-Nishi General Hospital, Matsudo, Chiba, Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Medical Center, and Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Nowadays, endoscopic resection has been accepted as a reliable choice for gastrointestinal neoplasms. Many endoscopists perform endoscopic resections, including …

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A clinical model predicting the risk of esophageal high-grade lesions in opportunistic screening

Post written by Yang Ke, MD, and Zhonghu He, PhD, from the Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education/Beijing), Laboratory of Genetics, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing, P.R. China. Endoscopic screening provides an opportunity for early detection and endoscopic therapy of esophageal lesions. In contrast to organized screening programs, which …

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