Early Gastric Cancer

Early Gastric Cancer

Early detection of gastric neoplasia is important, since early gastric cancer (EGC) confined to the mucosal layer and focal invasion into the submucosal layer is curable by local endoscopic therapy 10, 11 . The endoscopic detection of EGC is challenging, as these lesions usually are non-polypoid in contrast to colorectal lesions. Characteristic alterations suspicious for gastric neoplasia are changes in muco-sal colour and surface structure. Chromoendoscopy and or magnification endoscopy are...