Laparoscopic-assisted full-thickness endoscopic polypectomy

Beck, David E. and Karulf, Richard E. (1993) Laparoscopic-assisted full-thickness endoscopic polypectomy. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 36 7: 693-695. doi:10.1007/BF02238598


Author Beck, David E.
Karulf, Richard E.
Title Laparoscopic-assisted full-thickness endoscopic polypectomy
Journal name Diseases of the Colon and Rectum   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0012-3706
1530-0358
Publication date 1993-07
Sub-type Other
DOI 10.1007/BF02238598
Volume 36
Issue 7
Start page 693
End page 695
Total pages 3
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language eng
Formatted abstract
PURPOSE:
To describe the procedure for endoscopically removing sessile colonic polyps with laparoscopic assistance.

METHODS:
Technique description and retrospective review of experience.

RESULTS:
The technique has been used to successfully remove polypoid colonie lesions in three patients.

CONCLUSIONS:
Laparoscopicassisted polypectomy allows complete excision of moderate-sized sessile polyps and may spare selected patients a colonie resection.
Keyword Laparoscopy
Polypectomy
Endoscopy
Surgical technique
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Other
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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