Endoscopic resection of gastric submucosal tumor

@inproceedings{Chan2017EndoscopicRO,
  title={Endoscopic resection of gastric submucosal tumor},
  author={Fion S Y Chan and Zhong-Hui Liu and Jun-Wen Wu and Xuefei Yang and Simon Ying Kit Law},
  year={2017}
}
Submucosal tumors (SMT) are occasionally found in the esophagus and stomach during diagnostic endoscopy with reported incidence of 0.36% (1). There was no consensus on the management of incidental SMT as the histopathologic nature of such tumor is often uncertain. Attempt in obtaining adequate samples for tissue diagnosis is associated with risk of hemorrhage and perforation. The reported diagnostic yield was inconsistent and often disappointing (2). With the advancement of endoscopic… CONTINUE READING

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