Colo-rectal endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) with the over-the-scope device (FTRD®): A multicenter Italian experience.

@article{Andrisani2019ColorectalEF,
  title={Colo-rectal endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) with the over-the-scope device (FTRD®): A multicenter Italian experience.},
  author={Gianluca Andrisani and Paolo Soriani and Mauro Manno and Margherita Pizzicannella and Francesco Pugliese and Massimiliano Mutignani and Riccardo Naspetti and Luciano Petruzziello and Federico Iacopini and Cristina de Souza Grossi and Pavlos Lagoussis and Stefano Vavassori and Francisco C{\'o}ppola and A La Terra and Stefania Ghersi and Paolo Cecinato and Germana de Nucci and Raffaele Salerno and Monica Pandolfi and Guido Costamagna and Francesco M Di Matteo},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2019},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          375-381
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Endoscopic full-thickness resection(EFTR) with FTRD® in colo-rectum may be useful for several indications.The aim was to assess its efficacy and safety. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this retrospective multicenter study 114 patients were screened; 110 (61M/49F, mean age 68 ± 11 years, range 20-90) underwent EFTR using FTRD®. Indications were:residual/recurrent adenoma (39), incomplete resection at histology (R1 resection) (26), non-lifting lesion (12), adenoma involving the… CONTINUE READING
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