A new technique for endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer using an external grasping forceps.

@article{Imaeda2006ANT,
  title={A new technique for endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer using an external grasping forceps.},
  author={Hiroyuki Imaeda and Yasushi Iwao and Haruhiko Ogata and Hitoshi Ichikawa and Masatomo Mori and Naoki Hosoe and Tatsuhiro Masaoka and Manabu Nakashita and Haruhisha Suzuki and Naoya Inoue and Koichi Aiura and Hiroshi Nagata and Koichiro Kumai and Toshifumi Hibi},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 10},
  pages={1007-10}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for early gastric cancer (EGC) has improved the success rate of en-bloc resection. We report here on a new technique using an external grasping forceps. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 25 patients with suitable EGCs over 10 mm in diameter located in the gastric body were enrolled. After submucosal injection followed by circumcision of the lesion with a needle-knife, an external grasping forceps was introduced with the help of a… CONTINUE READING

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