Submucosal endoscopic tumor resection for subepithelial tumors in the esophagus and cardia.

@article{Inoue2012SubmucosalET,
  title={Submucosal endoscopic tumor resection for subepithelial tumors in the esophagus and cardia.},
  author={Haruhiro Inoue and Haruo Ikeda and Toshihisa Hosoya and Manabu Onimaru and Akira Yoshida and Nikolas Eleftheriadis and Roberta Maselli and Shin-ei Kudo},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={225-30}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Resection of submucosal tumors by means of endoscopy has been reported using a variety of techniques, but cannot be performed safely in tumors originating from the muscularis propria. Using the submucosal tunnel created by the technique of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), we report the first series describing the new technique of submucosal endoscopic tumor resection (SET) for tumors of the esophagus and cardia. PATIENTS AND METHODS SET was attempted in nine… CONTINUE READING
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