Current status of training for endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric epithelial neoplasm at Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, a famous Japanese hospital.

@article{Yamamoto2012CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of training for endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric epithelial neoplasm at Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, a famous Japanese hospital.},
  author={Yorimasa Yamamoto and Junko Fujisaki and Akiyoshi Ishiyama and Toshiaki Hirasawa and Masahiro Igarashi},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
  pages={148-53}
}
AIM Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is relatively difficult compared with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), thus, proper training is essential for the safe performance of the procedure. The aim of this study is to clarify the current status of training for ESD for gastric epithelial neoplasm by following the performance of 13 preceptees. METHODS We performed ESD for 1520 lesions between March 2005 and April 2011 and conducted ESD training of 13 preceptees who were supervised by… CONTINUE READING

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