Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, December 4th, 2005
"As endoscopic equipment and instruments have been improved, the indication for endoscopic surgery has been extended." according to pediatric surgeons in Japan, who successfully performed "endoscopic membranectomy for congenital membranous stenosis in the upper gastrointestinal tract" in two patients.
"Case 1 was a 3-year-old girl with membranous stenosis in the descending duodenum," and "Case 2 was a 1-year-old boy with esophageal membranous stenosis," noted S. Nose and coauthors at the Osaka Medical Center for...
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