Items Tagged ‘polypectomy’

July 2nd, 2014

Study Shows Polypectomy as Effective as Partial Colon Resection


A team from Stony Brook University reported that patients requiring removal of colon polyps could be effectively treated with laparoscopic-assisted polypectomy (LACP) and that the procedure required fewer resources than did partial colon resection (laparoscopic hemicolectomy, LHC), a common treatment for these patients. In this randomized study presented at the 2014 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) […]

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