Endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer: current status in Korea.

  • Hwoon Yong Jung
  • Published 2012 in
    Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the…

Abstract

Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) was introduced in the 1990s, and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in 2003. Currently, ESD is becoming the main procedure for the resection of early gastric cancer (EGC), and provides safer and curative outcomes. Endoscopic resection (ER) showed excellent long-term survival in Korea. The number of ESD has doubled over… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1443-1661.2012.01275.x

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@article{Jung2012EndoscopicRF, title={Endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer: current status in Korea.}, author={Hwoon Yong Jung}, journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society}, year={2012}, volume={24 Suppl 1}, pages={159-65} }