Endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumors: technical difficulties and rate of perforation.

@article{Yoshida2009EndoscopicSD,
  title={Endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumors: technical difficulties and rate of perforation.},
  author={Naohisa Yoshida and Naoki Wakabayashi and Kazuyuki Kanemasa and Yorinobu Sumida and Daisuke Hasegawa and Ken Inoue and Yuuki Morimoto and Atufumi Kashiwa and Hideyuki Konishi and Nobuaki Yagi and Yuji Naito and Akio Yanagisawa and Toshikazu Yoshikawa},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={758-61}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIM Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for colorectal tumors is not generally recommended because of the technical difficulties and complications, including perforation. These aspects of ESD are thoroughly analyzed in our retrospective study. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 105 colorectal tumors, from 100 patients, that were treated by ESD at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine or Nara City Hospital between 2005 and 2008. We analyzed tumor size, operation… CONTINUE READING
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