Endoscopic full-thickness resection of a stomach gastrointestinal stromal tumor using a dedicated full-thickness resection device

Post written by Dennis Yang, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. We present a case of a 60-year-old man with a 15-mm gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in the stomach. The patient elected for resection instead of surveillance. After multidisciplinary discussion, the decision was to proceed with endoscopic removal. …

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Endoscopic full-thickness resection of a gastric GI stromal tumor

Post written by Vincent Huberty, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology, and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. This is a video case report of a 76-year-old woman diagnosed with a 23-mm gastric GIST located in the fundus, on the greater curvature. Workup (including fine-needle aspiration, bite-to-bite biopsies, and EUS) …

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