Use of a new traction device to expose the base of a pedunculated appendiceal polyp

Post written by Hirosato Tamari, MD, from the Department of Endoscopy, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan. A 67-year-old man underwent a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan for thyroid cancer and was found to have an accumulation in the cecum (SUVmax value: 8.1) and in the thyroid gland. Colonoscopy revealed a pedunculated appendiceal polyp. The …

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