polypectomy


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polypectomy

[‚päl·i′pek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical excision of a polyp.
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To learn hysteroscopic morcellation, one should begin with polypectomy and move to myomectomy once comfortable.
In our experience using the daVinci robotic system, we found that laparoscopic robot-assisted polypectomy is safe and effective for patients with refractory UPJ obstruction.
Polypectomy may be adequate treatment for adenoma-like dysplastic lesions in chronic ulcerative colitis.
Indications for hysteroscopic polypectomy were either AUB or infertility.
Polypectomy may be ineffective, and can result in CRC occurring in up to 25% of subjects between screening examinations.
For screening purposes, guidelines must be set to stratify patients to undergo an immediate colonoscopy for polypectomy, short-term follow-up, or routine follow-up.
At their own discretion, 14,287 of, the men and 31,423 of the women had undergone no lower endoscopy at all by 1998, the midpoint of follow-up; 3,578 men and 3,957 women had undergone colonoscopy with, negative results; 8,091 men and 16,748 women had undergone sigmoidoscopy with negative results; and 1,259 men and 1,481 women had undergone lower endoscopy with polypectomy.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with polypectomy seems to be the ideal option because it is less invasive, more cost-effective and can be done in an outpatient setting.
A 3-cm sessile polyp in the cecum extending to the ileocecal valve was removed by saline lift and piecemeal snare polypectomy during routine colonoscopy.
The GI endoscopic market includes GI endoscopes, capsule endoscopic devices, virtual colonoscopy software, stenting devices, dilation balloons, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) devices, biopsy forceps, polypectomy snares, fine aspiration needles, specimen and foreign body retrieval devices, hemostasis devices, anti-reflux devices and enteral feeding.
DBE enables endoscopic intervention such as biopsy, polypectomy, stricture dilatations, argon plasma coagulation of angiodysplasia or tattoo, but is very time consuming, requires a high level of staffing and an experienced well-trained endoscopist.
The current standard for preventing colon cancer, colonoscopy and polypectomy, virtually eliminates the chances of polyps progressing to cancer.