Endoscopic therapy of foregut neoplasia
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jan 2017;17(01). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enpech002
In this authoritative lecture, Dr. Pech outlines the endoscopic treatment of foregut neoplasia. He summarizes risk factors for lymph node metastasis in relation to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). He compares EMR with ESD, and looks into the postoperative management and indications of endoscopic management for Barrett’s cancer. He briefly describes the indications of endoscopic treatment according to the 2016 Japanese guidelines. He also summarizes LN risks and ESD criteria in early gastric cancer.