Is endoscopic submucosal dissection safe for papillary adenocarcinoma of the stomach?

@article{Lee2015IsES,
  title={Is endoscopic submucosal dissection safe for papillary adenocarcinoma of the stomach?},
  author={Hyun Jeong Lee and Gwang Ha Kim and Do Youn Park and Bong Eun Lee and Hye Kyung Jeon and Joon Hyung Jhi and Geun Am Song},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 13},
  pages={3944-52}
}
AIM To identify the clinicopathological predictors of lymph node (LN) metastasis and evaluate the outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in papillary adenocarcinoma-type early gastric cancers (EGCs). METHODS From January 2005 to May 2013, 49 patients who underwent surgical operation and 24 patients who underwent ESD for papillary adenocarcinoma-type EGC were enrolled to identify clinicopathological characteristics and predictive factors of LN metastasis and to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING