Complications Related to Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Their Managements

@inproceedings{Saito2014ComplicationsRT,
  title={Complications Related to Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Their Managements},
  author={Itaru Saito and Yosuke Tsuji and Yoshiki Sakaguchi and Keiko Niimi and Satoshi Ono and Shinya Kodashima and Nobutake Yamamichi and Mitsuhiro Fujishiro and Kazuhiko Koike},
  booktitle={Clinical endoscopy},
  year={2014}
}
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for early gastric cancer is a well-established procedure with the advantage of resection in an en bloc fashion, regardless of the size, shape, coexisting ulcer, and location of the lesion. However, gastric ESD is a more difficult and meticulous technique, and also requires a longer procedure time, than conventional endoscopic mucosal resection. These factors naturally increase the risk of various complications. The two most common complications… CONTINUE READING