Colonoscopy with Polypectomy in Patients Taking Clopidogrel

  title={Colonoscopy with Polypectomy in Patients Taking Clopidogrel},
  author={Shai Friedland and Cynthia Wai-Mun Leung and Roy M. Soetikno},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS To investigate the bleeding risk of colonoscopy with polypectomy in patients taking clopidogrel. METHODS Retrospective review of patients undergoing colonoscopy with polypectomy without interruption of clopidogrel. Patients with lesions larger than 1cm were generally rescheduled for polypectomy off clopidogrel. Most of the polyps were removed using cold snare technique. Endoscopic clips were routinely applied prophylactically. RESULTS A total of 125 polypectomies were… CONTINUE READING

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Colonoscopy with Polypectomy in Patients Taking Clopidogrel

  • S Friedland, CW Leung, D Sedehi, RM. Soetikno
  • Gastroint Endosc
  • 2008
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