What Is the Difference Between EMR and ESD? Center

The main endoscopic techniques that are available for the removal of colon (part of the large intestine) polyps or cancer include endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and polypectomy. Resection removes a part of an organ or a structure. Dissection cuts apart or separates tissue for further study or diagnosis. Read more: What Is the Difference Between EMR and ESD? Article


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