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EXPERIMENTAL ENDOSCOPIC SUBMUCOSAL DISSECTION TRAINING IN A PORCINE MODEL: LEARNING EXPERIENCE OF SKILLED WESTERN ENDOSCOPISTS
Background:  Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) demands a new level of endoscopic skill in Europe. A 2‐day workshop was set up for trainees to carry out five ESD each in order to obtain the skillExpand
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Untutored Learning Curve to Establish Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection on Competence Level
Backgrounds/Aims: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) of early cancer allows precise staging and avoids recurrence or surgery. Tutored by experts, ESD has rapidly spread in Japan, but stillExpand
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[Medical habilitation in German-speaking countries : Quantitative assessment of content and elaboration of habilitation guidelines].
BACKGROUND Habilitation defines the qualification to conduct self-contained university teaching and is the key for access to a professorship at German, Austrian and Swiss universities. Despite allExpand
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How to establish endoscopic submucosal dissection in Western countries.
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has been invented in Japan to provide resection for cure of early cancer in the gastrointestinal tract. Professional level of ESD requires excellent staging ofExpand
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Relevance of MicroRNA200 Family and MicroRNA205 for Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition and Clinical Outcome in Biliary Tract Cancer Patients
Extensive stromal interaction is one reason for the dismal outcome of biliary tract cancer (BTC) patients. Epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) is involved in tumor invasion and metastasis andExpand
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Histopathology of Early Mucosal Neoplasias: Morphologic Carcinogenesis in the GI Tract
Endoscopists must be familiar with the macroscopic and histologic type, potential of malignant conversion, and kinetics of local and metastatic spread of neoplasias. The morphogenesis of early cancerExpand
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