Endoscopic management of early gastric cancer

  title={Endoscopic management of early gastric cancer},
  author={Preeti A. Reshamwala and P. Darwin},
  journal={Current Opinion in Gastroenterology},
  • Preeti A. Reshamwala, P. Darwin
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
  • Purpose of review Endoscopic mucosal resection for early gastric cancer is a widely accepted and practiced technique in countries such as Japan and China where the prevalence of gastric cancer is significantly higher than in the US. This review discusses standard endoscopic mucosal resection methods, as well as newly developed techniques. Data are reviewed in terms of complete resection rates and disease-free survival so as to allow endoscopists to determine which treatment options are best for… CONTINUE READING
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