ASGE debate pits EMR against ESD in ‘quest for ideal endoscopic resection’

SAN DIEGO — Although endoscopic submucosal dissection continues to gain ground in managing colorectal laterally spreading lesions, endoscopic mucosal resection maintains a critical role, according to a debate at Digestive Diseases Week.“The debate today perhaps should not be about EMR vs. ESD, but instead our quest for ideal endoscopic resection,” Dennis Yang, MD, director of Third Space Endoscopy at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy at AdventHealth Orlando, told attendees. “In an ideal setting, we would probably favor en bloc resection, because it provides anRead More

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