ESD with scissor-type knife for pedunculated polyp with short and thick stalk

Yamamoto_headshot_1Yamamoto_headshot_2Post written by Shunsuke Yamamoto, MD, PhD, and Morteza Shafazand, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Östra, Sweden.

This is a case of a pedunculated polyp in the sigmoid colon whose stalk is short and thick, and we resected it using a scissor-type endoscopic knife. We wanted to demonstrate how to maneuver a scissor-type knife, how to inject the solution, and how to conduct the strategy of the whole procedure.

We hope readers can learn that a scissor-type knife is a good alternative in case you encounter tricky stalked polyp as described in this video.

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