TITLE

Endoscopic Mucosectomy of the Esophagus

AUTHOR(S)
Seewald, Stefan; Omar, Salem; Soehendra, Nib
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2007, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). It is defined as local snare excision of the gastrointestinal wall's mucosa. EMR is indicated for lesions with noninvasive high-grade neoplasias that include high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia and well- and moderately differentiated intramucosal cancers with no evidence of local and regional lymph node metastasis on endoscopic ultrasound.
ACCESSION #
23774315

 

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