Endoscopy 2020; 52(09): v30
DOI: 10.1055/a-1126-5088
Author commentary

Author commentary on Seiichiro Abe et al.


Seiichiro Abe et al. A novel endoscopic hand-suturing technique for defect closure after colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: a pilot study

Study assessing feasibility of endoscopic hand-suturing (EHS) for closure of 11 colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) defects (median size 38 mm). As the complete and sustained closure rates were 73 % and 64, respectively, further refinements of the technique and studies are needed.


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Publication Date:
26 August 2020 (online)

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