TITLE

Endoscopic mucosal resection: an evolving therapeutic strategy for non- polypoidcolorectal neoplasia

AUTHOR(S)
Kiesslich, R.; Neurath, M. F.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Sep2004, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p1222
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article highlights endoscopic mucosal resection as an evolving therapeutic strategy for non-polypoid colorectal neoplasia. Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in Europe and the United States. Polypoid lesions are easy to detect by endoscopy but non-polypoid lesions are often overlooked. An important diagnostic tool for detection of non-polypoid colorectal lesions consists of chromoendoscopy. Researchers report their experience with colonoscopic resection of the colorectum. Selection of suitable lesions for endoscopic resection is of crucial clinical importance.
ACCESSION #
14434497

 

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