Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions

  • Frieder Berr
  • Tsuneo Oyama
  • Thierry Ponchon
  • Naohisa Yahagi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. General Principles of Endoscopy for Early Gastrointestinal Neoplasias

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Frieder Berr, Thierry Ponchon, Tsuneo Oyama
      Pages 3-17
    3. Frieder Berr, Toshio Uraoka, Thierry Ponchon, Naohisa Yahagi
      Pages 49-70
    4. Yuichiro Kuroki, Toshio Uraoka, Gernot W. Wolkersdörfer
      Pages 71-82
  3. Organ-Specific Endoscopic Analysis of Early Neoplasias

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Tsuneo Oyama
      Pages 129-171
    3. Thierry Ponchon
      Pages 173-192
    4. Frieder Berr, Toshio Uraoka, Naohisa Yahagi
      Pages 193-239
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 261-270

About this book


Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions is an update of the current standards and newest skills in diagnostic endoscopy for neoplastic lesions of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. The volume defines strategies for detection and endoscopic assessment of small and minute early cancers and precursor lesions, including the endoscopic and endosonographic criteria for submucosal invasiveness. The book provides the knowledge in novel magnifying endoscopic analysis of early neoplasias fundamental to differential indication on snare mucosectomy, endoscopic submucosal dissection, or surgical/laparoscopic full-wall resection. Differential indications and contraindications for each technique are also specified.

 Comprehensive and authored by internationally renowned experts in the field, Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions is a valuable resource that will improve the diagnostic skills of beginners as well as experienced endoscopists in endoscopic submucosal dissection.

Editors and affiliations

  • Frieder Berr
    • 1
  • Tsuneo Oyama
    • 2
  • Thierry Ponchon
    • 3
  • Naohisa Yahagi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine IParacelsus Medical University/SalzburgerLandesklinikenAustria
  2. 2.Department of EndoscopySaku Central Hospital, Advanced Care CenterSakuJapan
  3. 3.Department of Digestive DiseasesHôpital Eduard HerriotLyonFrance
  4. 4.Division of R&D for Minor Invasive TreatmentKeio University School of MedicineShinjuku-kuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8291-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8292-5
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