Clinical Endoscopy, Author Interview

Rare Cause of a Colonic Laterally Spreading Tumor -Vol.53 No.4

Kwang An Kwon
Department of Gastroenterology, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea
Welcome to the second Clinical Endoscopy Author Interview. Boost Your Learning with Quiz, a new type of publication, has been added to Clinical Endoscopy since this May. Your “Rare Cause of a Colonic Laterally Spreading Tumor“, has been published in July issue.
Q1. Boost Your Learning with Quiz is a new addition to Clinical Endoscopy. What is the aim for this new type of publication?

The new type of publication provides general but interesting information for gastrointestinal endoscopists. Also, the aim of Boost Your Learning with Quiz is to deliver helpful medical information to medical students and clinical practitioners other than gastroenterologists.

Q2. Who do you think will benefit the most from Quiz?

It would be most helpful to gastroenterology fellowship trainees but also to medical students and general physicians.

Q3. With ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many physicians find it difficult to participate in offline conferences. Is there a plan to provide Continuing Medical Education credit for Korean physicians?

As COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant worldwide, offline meetings has become difficult to host or participate. The Quiz may serve as a great platform to provide Continuing Medical Education credit to Korean physicians during this difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic.

Q4. How can you summarize the quiz?

This Quiz offers an insight into endoscopic findings and differential diagnoses of a colonic laterally spreading tumor.

Q5. What is the take-home message of this quiz?

Readers can learn about endoscopic and histologic findings of the colonic laterally spreading tumor. Also, there can be various diagnoses for the colonic laterally spreading tumor. Please remember that not all the laterally spreading tumor is adenoma.

Editorial Board of Clinical Endoscopy truly appreciates Dr. Kwon’s contribution and will continue to deliver informative articles for doctors and other healthcare personnel who are involved in endoscopic procedures.