Mitsuhiro Fujishiro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Updated evidence on endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer from Japan
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Gastric Cancer . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of spraying l-menthol solution during endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer: a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 49:446-54. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Role of antisecretory agents for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:86-93. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Animal feasibility study of an innovated splash-needle for endoscopic submucosal dissection in the upper gastrointestinal tract
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:7-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Desirable training and roles of Japanese endoscopists towards the further penetration of endoscopic submucosal dissection in Asia
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:121-3. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic spraying of sucralfate using the outer sheath of a clipping device
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:935. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection of esophageal squamous cell neoplasms
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:688-94. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal epithelial neoplasia
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:493-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of argon plasma coagulation for hemostasis during endoscopic mucosal resection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:137-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of serum pepsinogens and gross appearances combined with histology in early gastric cancer
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:207-12. 2006

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Publications127 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Updated evidence on endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer from Japan
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Gastric Cancer . 2016
    ..However, there is still room for improvement, and it is necessary to summarize the recently obtained knowledge from Japan for further improvement...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of spraying l-menthol solution during endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer: a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 49:446-54. 2014
    ..However, it remains unclear whether l-menthol is similarly effective during therapeutic endoscopy, thereby improving treatment outcomes in a clinical setting...
  3. doi request reprint Role of antisecretory agents for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:86-93. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Animal feasibility study of an innovated splash-needle for endoscopic submucosal dissection in the upper gastrointestinal tract
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:7-12. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the feasibility of an innovated splash-needle for ESD...
  5. doi request reprint Desirable training and roles of Japanese endoscopists towards the further penetration of endoscopic submucosal dissection in Asia
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:121-3. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic spraying of sucralfate using the outer sheath of a clipping device
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:935. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection of esophageal squamous cell neoplasms
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:688-94. 2006
    ..Application of the technique is desirable for esophageal squamous cell neoplasms (SCNs), but there have been no reports on the use of this procedure in the esophagus...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal epithelial neoplasia
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:493-7. 2006
    ..For oncological reasons and in order to improve the patients' quality of life, it may be desirable to use the same technique for rectal neoplasia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of argon plasma coagulation for hemostasis during endoscopic mucosal resection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:137-40. 2006
    ..Only subtle tissue damage was observed even at the pulse duration of 20 seconds as shown in the ex vivo study. APC can be performed safely over the mucosal defects during/after EMR...
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of serum pepsinogens and gross appearances combined with histology in early gastric cancer
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 25:207-12. 2006
    ..These findings revealed that backgrounds such as intragastric acidity and extent of gastric atrophy might differ among early gastric cancers with different morphology and histology...
  11. ncbi request reprint En bloc resection of a large semicircular esophageal cancer by endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:237-41. 2006
    ..Six months after ESD, mild stenosis remained, but dilation was no longer needed, and esophagogastroduodenoscopy with chromoendoscopy and biopsy revealed no residual or recurrent cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Submucosal injection of normal saline may prevent tissue damage from argon plasma coagulation: an experimental study using resected porcine esophagus, stomach, and colon
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:307-11. 2006
    ..05) shallower than those of the control groups that reached the deeper submucosal layer in all the organs. Submucosal injection of normal saline before the application of APC may limit tissue damage and prevent perforation and deformity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Successful nonsurgical management of perforation complicating endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastrointestinal epithelial neoplasms
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:1001-6. 2006
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a novel technique used for the treatment of gastrointestinal neoplasia. One of its major limitations, however, is the complication of perforation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection of stomach neoplasms after unsuccessful endoscopic resection
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 39:566-71. 2007
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection is a novel endoluminal endoscopic surgery that enables resection of pre-malignant and early-stage malignant gastrointestinal neoplasms in an en bloc fashion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal epithelial neoplasms in 200 consecutive cases
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:678-83; quiz 645. 2007
    ..The clinical outcomes for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), a novel endoluminal surgery for gastrointestinal neoplasm in the colorectum, are reported...
  16. doi request reprint Detailed comparison between endocytoscopy and horizontal histology of an esophageal intraepithelial squamous cell carcinoma
    M Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 21:181-5. 2008
    ..Further horizontal histological investigations of this case also showed the variety of endocytoscopic images in non-cancerous and cancerous epithelia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric cancer
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, MD, PhD Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 11:119-24. 2008
    ..Disadvantages of ESD in comparison with EMR are longer operation times and higher incidences of intraoperative bleeding and perforation, but the indication for ESD includes larger and ulcerative lesions not amenable to EMR...
  18. pmc Perspective on the practical indications of endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastrointestinal neoplasms
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4289-95. 2008
    ..In this review, practical guidelines of ESD for the gastrointestinal neoplasms are discussed based on the evidence found in the literature...
  19. doi request reprint Multi-center survey regarding the management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy for endoscopic procedures in Japan
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:214-8. 2009
    ..However, it is unknown whether consensus on the management of these conditions is obtained among endoscopists in daily practice owing to the guideline...
  20. doi request reprint Technical feasibility of endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastrointestinal epithelial neoplasms with a splash-needle
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:592-7. 2008
    ..The accumulation of knowledge and cases verifying its usefulness is necessary, and a study comparing the knife with first-generation endosurgical knives is also warranted...
  21. doi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection for esophageal squamous cell neoplasms
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 21:109-15. 2009
    ..We believe that ESD will become a standard treatment for early esophageal cancer not only in Japan but also worldwide in the near future...
  22. doi request reprint Retrospective multicenter study concerning electrocautery forceps with soft coagulation for nonmalignant gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding in Japan
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 22:S15-8. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Current managements and outcomes of peptic and artificial ulcer bleeding in Japan
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 22:S9-14. 2010
    ..Although they were minor findings, some differences in applied endoscopic methods, concomitant use of antisecretory drugs, and presence of second-look endoscopy were observed...
  24. doi request reprint Factors predictive of inaccurate determination of horizontal extent of intestinal-type early gastric cancers during endoscopic submucosal dissection: a retrospective analysis
    Itsuko Asada-Hirayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:593-600. 2013
    ..In the present study, clinicopathological features related to inaccurate endoscopic evaluation of horizontal extent of intestinal-type EGC were analyzed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Successful outcomes of a novel endoscopic treatment for GI tumors: endoscopic submucosal dissection with a mixture of high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and sugar
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:243-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to find out the feasibility of ESD by using a mixture of 1900 KDa hyaluronic acid (Suvenyl) and a 10% glycerin plus 5% fructose solution (Glyceol)...
  26. doi request reprint A second-look endoscopy after endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric epithelial neoplasm may be unnecessary: a retrospective analysis of postendoscopic submucosal dissection bleeding
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:241-8. 2010
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is one of the curative endoluminal surgical procedures for gastric epithelial neoplasms. There has been little research on bleeding after gastric ESD...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of safety of endoscopic biopsy without cessation of antithrombotic agents in Japan
    Satoshi Ono
    Center for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:770-4. 2012
    ..Therefore, we aimed to assess the feasibility of biopsy without cessation of antithrombotic agents in Japan...
  28. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial esophageal squamous cell neoplasms
    Satoshi Ono
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:860-6. 2009
    ..The long-term outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for superficial esophageal squamous cell neoplasms (ESCNs) have not been evaluated to date...
  29. doi request reprint Elevated risk of colorectal adenoma with Helicobacter pylori-related chronic gastritis: a population-based case-control study
    Izumi Inoue
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:2704-11. 2011
    ..Knowing the H. pylori-related chronic gastritis stage will probably be useful for evaluation of risk for colorectal neoplasia...
  30. doi request reprint Endoscopic mucosal resection with a ligation device or endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal carcinoid tumors: an analysis of 24 consecutive cases
    Keiko Niimi
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:443-7. 2012
    ..However, ESD is a complex procedure that requires advanced endoscopic skills. The aim of our study is to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic mucosal resection with a ligation device (EMR-L) compared to ESD for rectal carcinoid tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tissue damage of different submucosal injection solutions for EMR
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:933-42. 2005
    ..When choosing submucosal injection solutions for EMR, tissue damage should be considered, as well as the lesion-lifting ability. The objective of the study was to find out the potential tissue damage of submucosal injection solutions...
  32. doi request reprint How to teach and learn endoscopic submucosal dissection for upper gastrointestinal neoplasm in Japan
    Kenichi Goda
    Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:136-42. 2012
    ..We conducted questionnaire survey to representative Japanese experts to reveal their training method of ESD for upper gastrointestinal neoplasm...
  33. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, double-contrast upper gastrointestinal barium X-ray radiography, and the titer of serum anti-Helicobacter pylori IgG focusing on the diagnosis of atrophic gastritis
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 19:670-5. 2016
    ..However, there have been few studies directly comparing them...
  34. pmc Background factors of reflux esophagitis and non-erosive reflux disease: a cross-sectional study of 10,837 subjects in Japan
    Chihiro Minatsuki
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e69891. 2013
    ..Our aim is therefore to define background factors of RE and NERD independently, based on the evaluation of Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy...
  35. doi request reprint Preventive effects of etodolac, a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, on cancer development in extensive metaplastic gastritis, a Helicobacter pylori-negative precancerous lesion
    Kimihiko Yanaoka
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 0012, Japan
    Int J Cancer 126:1467-73. 2010
    ..These results strongly suggest that chemoprevention of cancer in the metaplastic stomach is possible by controlling COX-2 expression...
  36. doi request reprint Prospective single-arm trial of two-week rabeprazole treatment for ulcer healing after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Keiko Niimi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:110-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the healing rates of post-ESD ulcers in response to the protective effect of 2-week PPI treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori status and the extent of gastric atrophy do not affect ulcer healing after endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Naomi Kakushima
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1586-9. 2006
    ..pylori on artificial ulcers after endoscopic resection is not known. The purpose of the present study was therefore to evaluate the influence of H. pylori infection on ulcer healing after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)...
  38. doi request reprint Is it possible to predict the procedural time of endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer?
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:379-83. 2009
    ..We investigated the influential factors on the procedural time of gastric ESD with a Flex knife for the estimation...
  39. doi request reprint A multicenter survey of the management after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection related to postoperative bleeding
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 57:435-9. 2012
    ..An evidence-based strategy for postoperative care related to delayed bleeding is required. We conducted a multicenter survey to assess the current status of management after gastric ESD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Technical feasibility of endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric neoplasms in the elderly Japanese population
    Naomi Kakushima
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:311-4. 2007
    ..Elderly patients often have operative risk due to comorbid diseases, and the feasibility of this treatment for such patients should be investigated. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ESD in elderly patients...
  41. doi request reprint Invasion of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma to the deep muscularis mucosae may be an indicator of lymph node metastasis in Barrett's esophageal cancer
    Yoshiki Sakaguchi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:168-72. 2013
    ..Caution is advised in the treatment of Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma with invasion of poorly differentiated tumor cells into the deep muscularis mucosae...
  42. pmc Cathepsin E is a marker of gastric differentiation and signet-ring cell carcinoma of stomach: a novel suggestion on gastric tumorigenesis
    Maki Konno-Shimizu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e56766. 2013
    ..In conclusion, CTSE is a marker of both gastric differentiation and signet-ring cell carcinoma, which should shed light on the mechanism of gastric tumorigenesis...
  43. doi request reprint Discrepancy in diagnosis of gastric submucosal tumor among esophagogastroduodenoscopy, CT, and endoscopic ultrasonography: a retrospective analysis of 93 consecutive cases
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 37:1074-8. 2012
    ..For investigating a suitable diagnostic strategy, we retrospectively investigated diagnostic accuracy of EGD and CT for SMT, in comparison to EUS findings...
  44. doi request reprint Rebamipide induces dendritic cell recruitment to N-methyl-N'-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine (MNNG)-exposed rat gastric mucosa based on IL-1β upregulation
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 424:124-9. 2012
    ..In conclusion, rebamipide has potential tumor-suppressive effects on gastric tumorigenesis via the recruitment of dendritic cells, based on the upregulation of the IL-1β gene in gastric epithelial cells...
  45. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection using flexknife
    Shinya Kodashima
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:378-84. 2006
    ..We summarize here how to use the Flexknife, which we made ourselves in cooperation with the Olympus Company, and how we use the technique in our hospital...
  46. doi request reprint Eradication of Helicobacter pylori prevents cancer development in subjects with mild gastric atrophy identified by serum pepsinogen levels
    Kimihiko Yanaoka
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Wakayama, Japan
    Int J Cancer 125:2697-703. 2009
    ..pylori eradication is beneficial to most PG test-negative subjects with mild CAG as defined by the aforementioned criteria...
  47. doi request reprint Long-term results of gastric cancer screening using the serum pepsinogen test method among an asymptomatic middle-aged Japanese population
    Kazumasa Miki
    Japan Research Foundation of Prediction, Diagnosis and Therapy for Gastric Cancer JRF PDT GC, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 21:78-81. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to elucidate the feasibility of measuring serum PG levels for detection of gastric cancers...
  48. doi request reprint Atrophic gastritis and enlarged gastric folds diagnosed by double-contrast upper gastrointestinal barium X-ray radiography are useful to predict future gastric cancer development based on the 3-year prospective observation
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 19:1016-22. 2016
    ..Atrophic gastritis and enlarged gastric folds are considered the two major features of Helicobacter pylori-induced chronic gastritis, but the clinical meaning of evaluating them by UGI-XR has not been elucidated...
  49. pmc Bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection: Risk factors and preventive methods
    Yosuke Kataoka
    Yosuke Kataoka, Yosuke Tsuji, Yoshiki Sakaguchi, Chihiro Minatsuki, Itsuko Asada Hirayama, Keiko Niimi, Satoshi Ono, Shinya Kodashima, Nobutake Yamamichi, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Kazuhiko Koike, Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 22:5927-35. 2016
    ..Endoscopists should have sufficient knowledge of these risk factors and preventive methods when performing ESD. ..
  50. doi request reprint Polyglycolic acid sheets and fibrin glue decrease the risk of bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric neoplasms (with video)
    Yosuke Tsuji
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 81:906-12. 2015
    ..The prevention of bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for gastric neoplasms is still an important problem...
  51. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection is not associated with fatty liver disease including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a large-scale cross-sectional study in Japan
    Kazuya Okushin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 15:25. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the association of FLD and NAFLD with causative background factors including Helicobacter pylori infection...
  52. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection is positively associated with gallstones: a large-scale cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yu Takahashi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 49:882-9. 2014
    ..Our aim is to elucidate causative factors for gallstones, especially focusing on Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection...
  53. pmc Categorization of upper gastrointestinal symptoms is useful in predicting background factors and studying effects and usages of digestive drugs
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88277. 2014
    ..There have been very few reports assessing the relationship between various upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms or evaluating each individual upper GI symptom separately...
  54. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new image-enhanced endoscopic technology using band-limited light for detection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shinya Kodashima
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 26:164-71. 2014
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Current status of endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of superficial Barrett's adenocarcinoma in Asia-Pacific region
    Kenichi Goda
    Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:146-50. 2013
    ..Endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection for mucosal carcinomas could provide excellent prognosis...
  56. pmc Submucosal Injection of Normal Saline can Prevent Unexpected Deep Thermal Injury of Argon Plasma Coagulation in the in vivo Porcine Stomach
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Gut Liver 2:95-8. 2008
    ..There have been several reports of thermal injury induced by argon plasma coagulation (APC) in animal models, but no follow-up studies have revealed the actual thermal injury...
  57. doi request reprint Specific increase in serum autotaxin activity in patients with pancreatic cancer
    Yousuke Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Biochem 44:576-81. 2011
    ..To evaluate the potential clinical significance of serum autotaxin (ATX) level in patients with cancers of the digestive system...
  58. pmc Narrow band imaging with magnification can pick up esophageal squamous cell carcinoma more efficiently than lugol chromoendoscopy in patients after chemoradiotherapy
    Itsuko Asada-Hirayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2013:256439. 2013
    ..0001). . NBI with magnification would be able to pick up esophageal neoplasia more efficiently than Lugol chromoendoscopy in patients after chemoradiotherapy...
  59. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis on the management of anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents for scheduled endoscopy
    Satoshi Ono
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:1185-9. 2009
    ..However, the degree to which this guideline has reached prescribing doctors in other fields has not, so far, been evaluated...
  60. doi request reprint Feasibility of endoscopic submucosal dissection for patients with chronic renal failure on hemodialysis
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 22:45-8. 2010
    ..Little is known about ESD for patients with end-stage chronic renal failure (CRF) on hemodialysis. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ESD for patients with CRF on hemodialysis...
  61. doi request reprint Controversy on the management of anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents for scheduled endoscopy
    Satoshi Ono
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 23:1-4. 2011
    ....
  62. doi request reprint New method of endoscopic full-thickness resection: a pilot study of non-exposed endoscopic wall-inversion surgery in an ex vivo porcine model
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 14:183-7. 2011
    ....
  63. pmc Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration skill acquisition of gastrointestinal submucosal tumor by trainee endoscopists: A pilot study
    Keiko Niimi
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Center for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endosc Ultrasound 5:157-64. 2016
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the skill acquisition and diagnostic accuracy of EUS-FNA for gastrointestinal SMT in trainee endoscopists in order to elucidate the optimal starting standards of EUS-FNA...
  64. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for metachronous gastric cancer after endoscopic resection and successful Helicobacter pylori eradication: results of a large-scale, multicenter cohort study in Japan
    Genki Mori
    Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 19:911-8. 2016
    ..In this study, we investigated the incidence of and risk factors for MGC in patients who underwent endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer with successful H. pylori eradication...
  65. pmc Trend and risk factors of diverticulosis in Japan: age, gender, and lifestyle/metabolic-related factors may cooperatively affect on the colorectal diverticula formation
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0123688. 2015
    ..We therefore aim to identify significantly associated factors with diverticulosis. We also aim to investigate the present state of diverticulosis in Japan...
  66. pmc Gli regulates MUC5AC transcription in human gastrointestinal cells
    Natsuko Kageyama-Yahara
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e106106. 2014
    ..These results indicated that Gli is necessary but not sufficient for MUC5AC expression: namely, the multiple regulatory mechanisms should work in the distal promoter region of MUC5AC gene. ..
  67. pmc Associated factors of atrophic gastritis diagnosed by double-contrast upper gastrointestinal barium X-ray radiography: a cross-sectional study analyzing 6,901 healthy subjects in Japan
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e111359. 2014
    ..To understand the meaning of UGI-XR-based atrophic gastritis, we analyzed its association with several causative factors including Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection...
  68. pmc Evaluation of preferable insertion routes for esophagogastroduodenoscopy using ultrathin endoscopes
    Satoshi Ono
    Satoshi Ono, Atsuko Ozeki, Lumine Matsumoto, Yumiko Ohike, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Center for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 20:5045-50. 2014
    ..To evaluate the discomfort associated with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) using an ultrathin endoscope through different insertion routes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Frequent loss of Brm expression in gastric cancer correlates with histologic features and differentiation state
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Division of Host Parasite Interaction, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Res 67:10727-35. 2007
    ..Via regulating such genes important for gut differentiation, Brm should play significant roles in determining the histologic features of gastric malignancy...
  70. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection by the trainee endoscopists
    Keiko Niimi
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:154-8. 2012
    ..Step-by-step accumulation of cases such as from the rectum to the colon may be desirable for the introduction of colorectal ESD...
  71. doi request reprint Relationship between vomiting reflex during esophagogastroduodenoscopy and dyspepsia symptoms
    Shotaro Enomoto
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
    Dig Endosc 24:325-30. 2012
    ..This study examined the incidence of the vomiting reflex and related factors, especially upper gastrointestinal symptoms, among individuals undergoing transoral EGD...
  72. pmc Postprandial fullness correlates with rapid inflow of gastric content into duodenum but not with chronic gastritis
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:140. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is evaluating the correlation of postprandial fullness with chronic gastritis or rapid inflow of gastric content into duodenum, based on double-contrast barium X-ray imaging...
  73. doi request reprint Antithrombotic drug does not affect the positive predictive value of an immunochemical fecal occult blood test
    Yosuke Tsuji
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Gastroenterology, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 26:424-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of antithrombotic drugs on the diagnostic performance of iFOBT...
  74. doi request reprint Endoscopic tissue shielding method with polyglycolic acid sheets and fibrin glue to cover wounds after colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (with video)
    Yosuke Tsuji
    Department of Gastroenterology, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 79:151-5. 2014
    ..However, this can lead to postoperative adverse events, such as perforation and bleeding. Prevention of adverse events after colorectal ESD is therefore an important goal...
  75. doi request reprint Magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging helps determine the management of gastric adenomas
    Yosuke Tsuji
    Department of Gastroenterology, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, 5 9 22 Higashi Gotanda, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo 141 8625, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 15:414-8. 2012
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Successful endoscopic en bloc resection of a large laterally spreading tumor in the rectosigmoid junction by endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:178-83. 2006
  77. doi request reprint Conflicting clinical environment about the management of antithrombotic agents during the periendoscopic period in Japan
    Satoshi Ono
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1434-40. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the current management of antithrombotic agents during the periendoscopic period in Japan...
  78. pmc Short-term healing process of artificial ulcers after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Osamu Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut Liver 5:293-7. 2011
    ..To explore this potential relationship, we retrospectively analyzed the short-term healing process of ESD...
  79. doi request reprint The prevalence of malignant neoplastic and non-malignant gastrointestinal lesions in cardiology inpatients
    Aiko Sakamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Cardiol 61:181-5. 2013
    ....
  80. pmc No association of coffee consumption with gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, reflux esophagitis, and non-erosive reflux disease: a cross-sectional study of 8,013 healthy subjects in Japan
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Kameda Medical Center Makuhari, Chiba, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e65996. 2013
    ..In conclusion, there are no significant relationship between coffee consumption and the four major acid-related upper gastrointestinal disorders...
  81. pmc Endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastrointestinal neoplasms
    Naomi Kakushima
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyoku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2962-7. 2008
    ....
  82. pmc Subserosal injection of hyaluronic acid may prevent perforation after endoscopic resection
    Keiko Niimi
    Keiko Niimi, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Shinya Kodashima, Satoshi Ono, Osamu Goto, Nobutake Yamamichi, Kazuhiko Koike, Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastrointest Endosc 1:61-4. 2009
    ..To investigate the protective effect of subserosal injection of hyaluronic acid (HA) after endoscopic resection (ER) using ex vivo and in vivo studies...
  83. pmc Lifestyle factors affecting gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms: a cross-sectional study of healthy 19864 adults using FSSG scores
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Med 10:45. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, compared with many reports targeting endoscopic reflux esophagitis, large-scale studies focusing on GERD symptoms have been very scarce...
  84. doi request reprint Impact of endoscopic submucosal dissection for the therapeutic strategy of large colorectal tumors
    Kinichi Hotta
    Department of Gastroenterology, Saku Central Hospital, Saku, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 27:510-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the impact of ESD as an initial treatment strategy...
  85. ncbi request reprint A case of double gastric tumors treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection plus pylorus-preserving gastrectomy as a less radical treatment strategy
    Masanori Nakamura
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:xxx. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Potential and present limitation of endocytoscopy in the diagnosis of esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma: a multicenter ex vivo pilot study
    Mitsuhiro Fujishiro
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, and Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:551-5. 2007
    ..Endocytoscopy enables the in vivo observation of cellular nuclei in the GI tract. However, potential and present limitations of endocytoscopy have not been elucidated in detail...
  87. doi request reprint Cancer high-risk subjects identified by serum pepsinogen tests: outcomes after 10-year follow-up in asymptomatic middle-aged males
    Kimihiko Yanaoka
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:838-45. 2008
    ..Because the long-term outcomes of cancer development in extensive atrophic gastritis detected by pepsinogen test are unclear, test-positive and test-negative subjects were investigated in a longitudinal cohort study...
  88. doi request reprint Locked nucleic acid in situ hybridization analysis of miR-21 expression during colorectal cancer development
    Nobutake Yamamichi
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Host Parasite Interaction, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 15:4009-16. 2009
    ..To better understand microRNA miR-21 function in carcinogenesis, we analyzed miR-21 expression patterns in different stages of colorectal cancer development using in situ hybridization (ISH)...
  89. pmc Curative ESD for intraepithelial esophageal carcinoma with leiomyoma mimicking submucosal invasive carcinoma
    Keiko Niimi
    Keiko Niimi, Shinya Kodashima, Satoshi Ono, Osamu Goto, Nobutake Yamamichi, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastrointest Endosc 1:68-71. 2009
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Feasibility of electrocautery snaring as the final step of endoscopic submucosal dissection for stomach epithelial neoplasms
    O Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 41:26-30. 2009
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a novel endoluminal technique that permits the resection of gastric neoplasms...
  91. ncbi request reprint [Comparison between one-week and two-week regimens of new triple therapy in H. pylori eradication]
    Katsuya Kobayashi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo
    Nihon Rinsho 63:459-60. 2005
  92. doi request reprint Macroscopic morphologic subtypes of laterally spreading colorectal tumors showing distinct molecular alterations
    Takafumi Sugimoto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 127:1562-9. 2010
    ..05, 95% CI 1.11-14.8). Our data revealed that the 2 subtypes of LST have different molecular characteristics, suggesting that 2 or more different molecular mechanisms result in colorectal tumors with a similar growth pattern...
  93. pmc Submerging endoscopic submucosal dissection leads to successful en bloc resection of colonic laterally spreading tumor with submucosal fat
    Satoshi Ono
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut Liver 2:209-12. 2008
    ..We propose that a submerged ESD could also be an effective procedure for colonic neoplasms with submucosal fat by avoiding blurring of the endoscopic view...
  94. pmc Transnasal and standard transoral endoscopies in the screening of gastric mucosal neoplasias
    Hiroya Nakata
    Hiroya Nakata, Shotaro Enomoto, Takao Maekita, Izumi Inoue, Kazuki Ueda, Hisanobu Deguchi, Naoki Shingaki, Kosaku Moribata, Yoshimasa Maeda, Yoshiyuki Mori, Mikitaka Iguchi, Hideyuki Tamai, Jun Kato, Masao Ichinose, Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 0012, Japan
    World J Gastrointest Endosc 3:162-70. 2011
    ..To compare the diagnostic performances of transnasal and standard transoral esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in gastric cancer screening of asymptomatic healthy subjects...
  95. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric cancer in patients with liver cirrhosis
    K Ogura
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 40:443-5. 2008
    ..4 months, excluding three patients in whom additional endoscopic resection or surgery was carried out. ESD can be safely performed for gastric cancer in patients with cirrhosis, resulting in a high en bloc resection rate...
  96. ncbi request reprint Developmentally regulated expression of matrix metalloproteinases during fetal rat colon morphogenesis
    Hidenori Kurakata
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine Ohmori, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo 143 8540, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 50:41-8. 2008
    ....
  97. doi request reprint Early gastric cancer shows different associations with adipose tissue volume depending on histological type
    Kensuke Otani
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 11:86-95. 2008
    ..In order to examine the possible relationship between fat volume and the development of gastric cancer (GC), we quantified visceral and subcutaneous fat areas of computed tomography (CT) images of patients with early GC...
  98. ncbi request reprint A learning curve for endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric epithelial neoplasms
    N Kakushima
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:991-5. 2006
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has become a widely accepted method for treating gastrointestinal neoplasms. The objective of our study was to assess the learning curve for ESD of gastric epithelial neoplasms...
  99. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo pilot study using computed analysis of endo-cytoscopic images to differentiate normal and malignant squamous cell epithelia in the oesophagus
    S Kodashima
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 39:762-6. 2007
    ..To simplify discrimination between normal and malignant tissue in the oesophagus using endo-cytoscopy system, we analysed the nuclear (dark staining) area in the obtained images with the goal of an accurate, automatic diagnosis...
  100. doi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection as a staging measure may not lead to worse prognosis in early gastric cancer patients with additional gastrectomy
    O Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 40:293-7. 2008
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection is a novel endoluminal technique that enables resection of early stage gastrointestinal malignancies in an en bloc fashion...
  101. doi request reprint Outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer with special reference to validation for curability criteria
    O Goto
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 41:118-22. 2009
    ..We aimed to elucidate the feasibility of ESD as curative treatment for intestinal-type early gastric cancer (EGC) potentially without lymph-node metastases...