Local recurrence of squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus after EMR.

  title={Local recurrence of squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus after EMR.},
  author={Chikatoshi Katada and Manabu Muto and Tetsuro Manabe and Atsushi Ohtsu and Shigeaki Yoshida},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={61 2},
BACKGROUND Multicentric squamous dysplasia is frequent in the esophagus and can be visualized by chromoendoscopy (Lugol's solution) as multiple Lugol-voiding lesions (LVLs). Although EMR commonly is used to treat superficial esophageal cancer, new lesions can arise and incomplete resection can result in residual disease. Little is known about the risk factors for local recurrence or the appropriate treatment for recurrent lesions. METHODS A total of 116 consecutive patients with a total of… CONTINUE READING

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