Endoscopic submucosal dissection of large gastric stromal tumor arising from muscularis propria.

@article{Biaek2010EndoscopicSD,
  title={Endoscopic submucosal dissection of large gastric stromal tumor arising from muscularis propria.},
  author={Andrzej Białek and Anna Wiechowska-Kozłowska and Jacek Huk},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={e119-20}
}
C he recommendation for a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of 3 cm diameter is resection, and surgery is the reatment of choice.1 However, several publications in the last ew years have discussed endoscopic resection of these tumors, lthough only a few describe endoscopic resection of submuosal tumors originating from the muscularis propria layer.2 A 63-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of bdominal pain. Upper endoscopy revealed an approximately -cm diameter submucosal… CONTINUE READING

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