Long-term outcomes after endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial colorectal tumors.

@article{Shigita2017LongtermOA,
  title={Long-term outcomes after endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial colorectal tumors.},
  author={Kenjiro Shigita and Shiro Oka and Shinji Tanaka and Kyoku Sumimoto and Daiki Hirano and Yuzuru Tamaru and Yuki Ninomiya and Naoki Asayama and Nana Hayashi and Fumio Shimamoto and K. Arihiro and Kazuaki Chayama},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2017},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={546-553}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is an effective procedure for en bloc resection of superficial colorectal tumors regardless of tumor size or location. However, there are few reports on long-term outcomes for patients with superficial colorectal tumors after ESD. We therefore aimed to evaluate the long-term outcomes after ESD for superficial colorectal tumors. METHODS ESD was performed on 257 colorectal tumors in 255 consecutive patients at Hiroshima University… CONTINUE READING