Endoscopic polypectomy in the gastrointestinal tract.

The results of 160 consecutive fibre-optic endoscopic polypectomies in the gastrointestinal tract are reviewed. Of 22 polyps snared in the upper digestive tract, 16 could be retrieved. One gastric polyp showed early intramucosal carcinoma. Biopsies from a pedunculated duodenal polyp, which was lost after snaring, revealed adenoma with moderate atypia. Of… CONTINUE READING