Simultaneous endoscopic submucosal dissection for synchronous double early gastric cancer

@article{Kasuga2012SimultaneousES,
  title={Simultaneous endoscopic submucosal dissection for synchronous double early gastric cancer},
  author={Akiyoshi Kasuga and Yorimasa Yamamoto and Junko Fujisaki and Kazuhisa Okada and Masami Omae and Akiyoshi Ishiyama and Toshiaki Hirasawa and Akiko Chino and Tomohiro Tsuchida and Etsuo Hoshino and Masahiro Igarashi},
  journal={Gastric Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={555-562}
}
This study aims to evaluate the safety and efficacy of simultaneous endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for synchronous double early gastric cancers. We retrospectively evaluated 832 single gastric cancers from 789 patients treated by single ESD (single group) and 124 synchronous double cancers from 62 patients treated by simultaneous ESD (simultaneous group). The overall rate of en bloc resection and curative resection was comparable between the two groups. Procedure time was significantly… CONTINUE READING