Direct endoscopic biopsy for subepithelial tumor larger than 20 mm after removal of overlying mucosa

Date 28 June 2017
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2017
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2017
Topics Gastrointestinal Cancers
Pathology/Molecular Biology
Presenter Woong Choi Cheol
Citation Annals of Oncology (2017) 28 (suppl_3): iii13-iii136. 10.1093/annonc/mdx261
Authors W. Choi Cheol, W. Kim Hyung, J. Kim Su, H.S. Nam, G. Ryu Dae, H. Choi Seung, W. Yeo Chang, B.J. Kwon, J.H. Ko
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An accurate diagnosis of a subepithelial tumor (SET) using endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) without tissue acquisition is difficult. Treatment plan for a SET may be influenced by endoscopic tissue diagnosis. We aimed to clarify the clinical outcomes of direct endoscopic biopsy for SET after removal of the overlying mucosa.