Endoscopic resection of small rectal carcinoid tumours using an aspiration method with a transparent overcap.

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Rectal carcinoid tumours are often small and rarely metastatic. Endoscopic resection may, therefore, be the best treatment for small tumours. We diagnosed rectal carcinoid tumours in four women and three men (mean age 53 years; range, 43 - 63) between 1994 and 1999. Tumour depth was evaluated using a high-frequency ultrasonographic probe in five of the… (More)

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@article{Oshitani2000EndoscopicRO, title={Endoscopic resection of small rectal carcinoid tumours using an aspiration method with a transparent overcap.}, author={Nobuhide Oshitani and Naotaka Hamasaki and Yoshiki Sawa and Junichi Hara and Shinichi Nakamura and Tadashi Matsumoto and Atsuo Kitano and Tsutomu Arakawa}, journal={The Journal of international medical research}, year={2000}, volume={28 5}, pages={241-6} }