Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Mucosectomy Mucosectomy
Villous rectal adenoma harbouring first grade dysplasia. Endoscopic tumor resection and mucosectomy is performed with surgical stand- by. The endoscopic result is depicted to the right. The dark submucosal layer is surrounded by garland- like edges of healthy mucosal tissue. The patient is free of recurrence after one year surveillance on an out- patient basis.