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Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Esophageal Neoplasms

  • Hwoon-Yong JungEmail author
  • Ho June Song
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Abstract

  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) represents a major advance in minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of superficial early gastrointestinal tract neoplasias.

  • The procedure is also gaining acceptance as a curative treatment of superficial early esophageal neoplasias including squamous cell carcinoma, high-grade dysplasia, and Barrett’s esophagus.

  • The purpose of this chapter is to examine the indications, basic techniques, complications, and evaluation of resected specimens of esophageal ESD.

Keywords

Endoscopic resection Neoplasms Esophagus 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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