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Current Issue August 2018

Lessons from pathological analysis of recurrent early esophageal squamous cell neoplasia after complete endoscopic radiofrequency ablation

by Wang et al.

Fig. 3a Example of a lesion occupying the near-total circumference (unstained part) on Lugol chromoendoscopy.

3b No residual unstained lesions are seen after balloon-type RFA therapy (a biopsy confirmed complete remission).

3c A small recurrent neoplasm was detected in the treatment area 22 months after initial RFA therapy.

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Efficacy and safety of endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for unresectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a randomized trial

by Yang et al.

Fig. 1b The length of the bile duct stricture and the thickness of the bile duct were confirmed by intraductal ultrasonography.

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Changes in scoring of Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) forms and the impact on competence assessment

by Siau et al.

Fig. 7 Differences in competent scores awarded for the old and new Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS), depending on assessor status. GMC, General Medical Council; NMC, Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Development and validation of the SIMPLE endoscopic classification of diminutive and small colorectal polyps

by Iacucci et al.

Fig. 2 Example of training module computerized slide using the three different modes of the I-SCAN OE system (Pentax, Tokyo, Japan). Top I-SCAN 1; middle: I-SCAN 2; bottom: I-SCAN OE. HP, hyperplastic polyp; SSA, sessile serrated adenoma.

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Factors associated with delayed bleeding after resection of large nonpedunculated colorectal polyps

by Elliott et al.

Fig. 1a, b Visible intact submucosal vessels (arrows) in the post p-EMR defect was not associated with delayed bleeding.

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