Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) in Colorectal Tumors

Abstract

BACKGROUND Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is accepted as a minimally invasive treatment for early gastric cancer, however, it is not widely used in the colorectum because of its technical difficulty. OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of using ESD for treating large superficial colorectal tumors. PATIENTS A total of 400 consecutive patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1443-1661.2009.00870.x

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