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Endoscopic submucosal dissection for large laterally spreading tumors involving the ileocecal valve and terminal ileum

Kishimoto, G.; Saito, Y.; Takisawa, H.; Suzuki, H.; Sakamoto, T.; Nakajima, T.; Matsuda, T.

World Journal of Gastroenterology 18(3): 291-294


ISSN/ISBN: 1007-9327
PMID: 22294834
Accession: 052967460

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Endoscopic submucosal dissection is a challenging technique that enables en-bloc resection for large colorectal tumors, as laterally spreading tumors, particularly difficult, if the ileocecal valve and terminal ileum is involved. Herein, we report on one of 4 cases. The procedures, using a bipolar needle knife (B-Knife) to reduce the perforation risk and carbon dioxide instead of conventional air insufflation for patient comfort, achieved curative resections without any complications.

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