[Endoscopic treatment in colorectal lesions--especially on endoscopic mucosal resection].

@article{Kudo1996EndoscopicTI,
  title={[Endoscopic treatment in colorectal lesions--especially on endoscopic mucosal resection].},
  author={Shin-ei Kudo and S Tamura and Hiroshi Kashida and Takashi Nakajima and Hideto Kusaka and Tadahiro Fukuoka and Kazuhisa Hirayama and Katsumi Tasaka and Kazuo Nakajo},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={1298-306}
}
Protruded polyps can usually be treated with conventional polypectomy technique. Slightly elevated lesions without malignant findings are treated with hot biopsy method if they are small enough (less than 5 mm). In order to treat flat or slightly depressed lesions or slightly elevated lesions larger than 5 mm, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) technique has been invented. Cancers confined to the mucosa or those only minimally invading the submucosa can be completely removed with this method… CONTINUE READING

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