Retrospective study

@article{Lu2016RetrospectiveS,
  title={Retrospective study},
  author={Chao Lu and Xueyou Lv and Yiming Lin and Dejian Li and Lihua Chen and Feng Ji and Youming Li and Chaohui Yu},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={95}
}
AbstractConventional forceps biopsy (CFB) is the most popular way to screen for gastric epithelial neoplasia (GEN) and adenocarcinoma of gastric epithelium. The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy between conventional forceps biopsy and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD).Four hundred forty-four patients who finally undertook ESD in our hospital were enrolled from Jan 1, 2009 to Sep 1, 2015. We retrospectively assessed the characteristics of pathological results of CFB… 

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