Oral abstract| Volume 85, ISSUE 5, SUPPLEMENT , AB42-AB43, May 2017

47 Wide-Field Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Versus Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Laterally Spreading Colorectal Lesions: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

      Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is advocated as a superior treatment approach for large laterally spreading colorectal lesions (LSL). Its key advantage over e-field endoscopic mucosal resection (WF-EMR) pertains to en bloc resection and potential cure of low risk submucosal invasive cancer. ESD has a steep learning curve, high cost and greater risk of signficant adverse events. The applicability and cost implications of colorectal ESD is yet to be determined.
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