Endoscopic treatment of early oesophageal or gastric cancer.

  title={Endoscopic treatment of early oesophageal or gastric cancer.},
  author={Katsushi Takeshita and Masaji Tani and Haruhiro Inoue and Ichiro Saeki and Syun-ichi Hayashi and Tooru Honda and Fumio Kando and Norio Sait{\^o} and Masahiro Endo},
  volume={40 1},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Endoscopic treatment has become increasingly popular in recent years as an alternative to surgical treatment with the hope of offering superior quality of life (QOL) for the patient. The results of endoscopic treatment of mucosal lesions of mostly early oesophageal or gastric cancer performed in 145 patients (155 lesions) over the past eight years were reviewed from the standpoint of QOL. RESULTS In 56 patients who underwent radical resection of the oesophageal mucosa, no… CONTINUE READING
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