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Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection Emerging Treatment in CRC

Key clinical point: Endoscopic full-thickness resection is an emerging treatment strategy for patients with early colorectal cancer.

Major finding: Technical success was reported in 92.3% of patients who underwent the procedure.

Study details: A retrospective analysis of 156 patients with histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma.

Disclosures: Funding sources and conflicts of interests were not reported.

Citation:

Kuellmer A et al. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Jan 14. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2018.12.025.