Endo-Laparoscopic Intragastric Tumor Excision (ELITE) of Intragastric GIST – Combined Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Technique

Introduction: Gastric GIST is a mesenchymal neoplasm of gastrointestinal tract with uncertain malignant potential. Complete surgical excision is usually recommended . However, local excision is difficult for GIST located at cardia or prepyloric region and partial gastrectomy may be necessary. Method: For small intragastric GIST (


Session: Podium Presentation

Program Number: V028

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