Endoscopic submucosal dissection vs endoscopic mucosal resection for superficial esophageal cancer.

@article{Guo2014EndoscopicSD,
  title={Endoscopic submucosal dissection vs endoscopic mucosal resection for superficial esophageal cancer.},
  author={Hui-Min Guo and Xiao-qi Zhang and Min Chen and Shu-ling Huang and Xiaoping Zou},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 18},
  pages={5540-7}
}
AIM To investigate the effectiveness of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) in treating superficial esophageal cancer (SEC). METHODS Studies investigating the safety and efficacy of ESD and EMR for SEC were searched from the databases of Pubmed, Web of Science, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library. Primary end points included the en bloc resection rate and the curative resection rate. Secondary end points included operative time, rates of perforation… CONTINUE READING

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