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Table 3 Complications of endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

From: Endoscopic submucosal dissection under general anesthesia for superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is associated with better clinical outcomes

Variables  
Perforation (yes) 14 (8.0)
 Frank perforation 4 (2.3)
  Clipping 3 (1.7)
  Operation 1 (0.6)
 Microperforation 10 (5.7)
  Clipping 4 (2.3)
  Conservative management 6 (3.4)
Bleeding (yes) 0 (0)
Stricture (yes) 21 (12.0)
 Balloon dilatation 20 (11.4)
 Balloon dilatation and temporary stent insertion 3 (1.7)
 Temporary stent insertion 1 (0.6)
Preventive treatment for stricture (yes) 18 (10.3)
 Polyglycolic acid sheet application 6 (33.3)
  Stricture (yes) 4 (66.6)
 Oral prednisolone 12 (66.6)
  Stricture (yes) 5 (41.7)
  1. Data are shown as number (%) of lesions