Endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic mucosal resection for early stage esophageal cancer.

@article{Ning2017EndoscopicSD,
  title={Endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic mucosal resection for early stage esophageal cancer.},
  author={Bo Ning and Mohamed M Abdelfatah and Mohamed O Othman},
  journal={Annals of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={88-98}
}
Mortality from esophageal cancer remains high despite advances in medical therapy. Although the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus remains unchanged, the incidence of the esophageal adenocarcinoma has increased over time. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD and obesity are contributing factors to the development of Barrett's esophagus and subsequent development of adenocarcinoma. Early recognition of the disease can lead to resection of esophageal cancer prior to the… CONTINUE READING

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