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Endoscopic Snare Removal of Sessile Polyp
Endoscopic Snare Removal of Sessile Polyp

These series of illustrations are meant to show that the use of a snare should not be the method of choice for the removal of sessile polyps. This exhibit shows removal of two different types of sessile polyps using a snare with same outcome result. Whether it is an intramuscular or mucosal polyp, damage is done creating a divot in the muscular wall of the stomach which exposed to gastric juices may lead to an eventual perforation.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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