Risks of Colonoscopy and Polypectomy

@inproceedings{Ginsberg2008RisksOC,
  title={Risks of Colonoscopy and Polypectomy},
  author={Gregory G. Ginsberg},
  year={2008}
}
Colonoscopy with polypectomy is widely accepted as the optimal means for screening and surveillance for colorectal cancer and for the management of pre-cancerous polyps. The procedure is generally safe and well tolerated. The major risks directly related to colonoscopy with polypectomy are bleeding, perforation, and post-polypectomy burn syndrome. This article details strategies to minimize the risk and enhance the management of complications associated with colonoscopic polypectomy. 

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