Feasibility study of secure closure of gastric fundus perforation using over-the-scope clips in a dog model.


BACKGROUND AND AIM Gastric fundus perforation is a serious complication of endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection performed for the removal of early gastric cancers or subepithelial tumors. The novel over-the-scope clip (OTSC) has recently been found to be effective for closing gastrointestinal-tract perforations and accesses for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2012.07156.x