Endoscopic mucosal resection using a pure cut and hemoclip method for colonic nonpolypoid neoplasms.

BACKGROUND Colonic mucosal neoplastic lesions can be classified morphologically into polypoid and nonpolypoid types. The nonpolypoid type has a greater malignancy potential than does the polypoid type. Removing these lesions and obtaining an integral specimen for histopathologic assessment during colonoscopy are very important. This study evaluates the… CONTINUE READING