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- TITLE: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer
- AUTHORS: Kouichi Nonaka, Hiroto Kita
- KEYWORDS: Gastric Cancer; ESD; Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Cancer Therapy
Sep 05, 2014
- ABSTRACT: The field of endoscopy has progressed markedly and become widespread in recent years, and the role of minimally invasive endoscopic treatment has become increasingly more important with the increase in the number of patients in whom gastric cancer is detected at an early stage. In addition, the characteristics of early gastric cancer, which can be curably treated by mucosal resection alone just as by surgical cancer resection, were clarified, and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) was developed as a highly curable, minimally invasive treatment, that is gaining popularity. In this paper, we describe the technical details and complications of ESD for early gastric cancer, including their management.