The role of endoscopy in the treatment of colorectal neoplasia


Doc. MUDr. Ondřej Urban, Ph.D., MUDr. Přemysl Falt, Ph.D.

2. interní klinika gastroenterologická a geriatrická FN Olomouc; LF UP v Olomouci



Endoscopic resection of precancerous colorectal lesions is one of the most effective methods of oncological prevention. It reduces the incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer. Endoscopic resection is also the first-choice method for carcinomas with a zero or very low risk of metastasis. The methods of endoscopic polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection are now practiced in the Czech Republic in virtually all endoscopic workplaces. Conversely, endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic transmural resection are still available only in several endoscopic centers.



endoscopic polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic submucosal dissection, endoscopic „full-thickness“ resection



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