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Ablation Therapy for Gastrointestinal Neoplasia

  • Kee Myung LeeEmail author
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Abstract

Endoscopic ablative method is the non-resection destructive method of early cancer and premalignant lesion. Argon plasma coagulation and photodynamic therapy are widely used method of ablation therapy. Although histologic evaluation is impossible, it can be useful according to the condition of the patient and the characteristics of the lesion.

Keywords

Ablation Argon plasma coagulation Photodynamic therapy 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterology, School of MedicineAjou UniversitySuwonSouth Korea

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