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International Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume 2011, Article ID 948293, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/948293
Clinical Study

Feasibility of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection: A New Technique for En Bloc Resection of a Large Superficial Tumor in the Colon and Rectum

1Department of Gastroenterology, International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama 350-1298, Japan
2Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan

Received 28 December 2010; Revised 17 February 2011; Accepted 28 February 2011

Academic Editor: Michael D. Hellinger

Copyright © 2011 T. Shono et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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