Advances in endoscopic therapy using grasping-type scissors forceps (with video)
Kazuya Akahoshi, Shinichi Tamura, Endoscopy Center, Aso Iizuka Hospital, Iizuka 820-8505, Japan
Keishi Komori, Kazuaki Akahoshi, Shigeki Osada, Yuki Shiratsuchi, Masaru Kubokawa, Department of Gastroenterology, Aso Iizuka Hospital, Iizuka 820-8505, Japan
Author contributions: Akahoshi K wrote the paper; Akahoshi K, Komori K, Akahoshi K, Tamura S, Osada S, Shiratsuchi Y and Kubokawa M revised the manuscript for final submission.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Kazuya Akahoshi and Fujifilm have applied for a patent for the Clutch Cutter described in this article. Japan, China, and the European Union have already granted patents. Keishi Komori declares that he has no conflict of interest. Kazuaki Akahoshi declares that he has no conflict of interest. Shinichi Tamura declares that he has no conflict of interest. Shigeki Osada declares that he has no conflict of interest. Yuki Shiratsuchi declares that she has no conflict of interest. Masaru Kubokawa declares that he has no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Kazuya Akahoshi, MD, PhD, FJGES, Chief Doctor, Director, Endoscopy Center, Aso Iizuka Hospital, 3-83 Yoshio, Iizuka 820-8505, Japan. email@example.com
Received: February 9, 2021
Peer-review started: February 9, 2021
First decision: May 13, 2021
Revised: May 24, 2021
Accepted: July 16, 2021
Article in press: July 16, 2021
Published online: August 27, 2021