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

Post 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 …

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Salvage resection of recurrent polyp after polypectomy

Post written by Michiko Wada, MD, and Toshio Uraoka, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan. We report a case of a 77-year-old woman who had undergone polypectomy for a polyp on the anastomosis of past laparoscopic sigmoidectomy but was referred to our endoscopy unit with recurrent polyp. …

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Computer-based teaching module for diminutive colon polyps

Amit Rastogi, MD Director of Endoscopy at the Kansas City VA Medical Center and Associate Professor at the University of Kansas, discusses his Original Article "Impact of a computer-based teaching module on characterization of diminutive colon polyps by using narrow-band imaging by non-experts in academic and community practice: a video-based study." The main focus of this …

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