Endoscopic full thickness resection of a long intussuscepted appendix using a colonoscope

Post written by Ghassan M. Hammoud, MD, MPH, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, USA. The cecum is cleansed and irrigated with water thoroughly. The inverted appendix is captured at its base with endoscopic detachable snares. We used 3detachable snares to ensure sufficient closure of the …

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