[Evaluation of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) as a curative therapy against early gastric cancer].

@article{Mizumoto1992EvaluationOE,
  title={[Evaluation of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) as a curative therapy against early gastric cancer].},
  author={Seiichi Mizumoto and Atsunobu Misumi and Kunihiko Har{\'a}da and Kazuyo Arima and Takeshi Hirata and Ichiro Yoshinaka and Masaichi Ogawa},
  journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  year={1992},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={1071-4}
}
This study investigated the effectiveness of EMR as a curative therapy against early gastric cancer, comparing with that of radical operation. In 256 radical operation cases, five year survival rates were 97.5% in m-cancer and 93.2% in sm-cancer. In these cases, postoperative complications occurred in 7.8%, with operative mortality being 0.78%. In 56 EMR… CONTINUE READING