Cold snare piecemeal resection of colonic and duodenal polyps ≥1 cm

@inproceedings{Choksi2015ColdSP,
  title={Cold snare piecemeal resection of colonic and duodenal polyps ≥1 cm},
  author={Neel Choksi and B Joseph Elmunzer and R W Stidham and Dmitry Shuster and Cyrus R. Piraka},
  booktitle={Endoscopy international open},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic removal of duodenal and colorectal adenomas is currently considered to be the standard of care for prevention of adenocarcinoma. The use of cautery carries a risk of delayed bleeding, post-polypectomy syndrome, and perforation. We examined the safety and feasibility of removing colonic and duodenal polyps ≥ 1 cm using a piecemeal cold snare polypectomy technique. PATIENTS The study included 15 patients with duodenal polyps ≥ 1 cm and 15 patients with colonic polyps ≥ 1… CONTINUE READING