Volume 9, Issue 2 (8-1995)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1995 | Back to browse issues page

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MUNAKATA A, UNO Y. ENDOSCOPIC REMOVAL OF GASTRIC CANCER BY METHYLENE BLUE INJECTION METHOD: SUBMUCOSAL CANCER WITHOUT THE NON-LIFTING SIGN. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1995; 9 (2) :97-100
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1331-en.html
From the First Department of Internal Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu-cho, Hirosaki, Aomori 036, Japan.
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A 59 year old man is presented with adenocarcinoma of the stomach. In order to evaluate for the presence of the non-lifting sign, methylene blue was injected 2 mm from the perimeter of the tumor. Since the tumor lifted, snare removal of the tumor was done, safely. Partial gastrectomy was performed 2 weeks after endoscopic removal of the tumor which revealed no residual tumor or lymph node metastasis.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Internal Medicine

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