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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Aug 16, 2013; 5(8): 369-378
Published online Aug 16, 2013. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v5.i8.369
Figure 1
Figure 1 Japanese model for a structured endoscopic submucosal dissection training. The * indicates the 4th step (practice on ex-vivo and live animal models) which is not employed in all Japanese training algorithm. ESD: Endoscopic submucosal dissection.
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Figure 2 Proposed training algorithm for Western physicians, which integrates hands-on training courses, animal model work and visit to expert centers. ESD: Endoscopic submucosal dissection.