polypectomy


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polypectomy

Surgery to remove a polyp.
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Noun1.polypectomy - surgical removal of a polyp
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Translations

pol·y·pec·to·my

n. polipectomía, excisión de un pólipo.
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polypectomy

n (pl -mies) polipectomía
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A positive result indicates the presence of colorectal adenomas or CRC, which should be followed by a diagnostic colonoscopy and polypectomy as appropriate.
The hemostasis segment has been divided into mucosal/submucosal defects, bleeding ulcers, bleeding arteries, and polypectomy sites.
Regular screening with colonoscopy and polypectomy to identify pre-cancerous cells has until now been the main strategy to detect early colorectal cancer in people with LS and offer appropriate management.
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with subcentimeter colorectal polyps receiving oral anticoagulants, continuous administration of anticoagulants (CA) with cold snare polypectomy (CSP) is noninferior to periprocedural heparin bridging (HB) with hot snare polypectomy (HSP) for polypectomy-related major bleeding, according to a study published online July 16 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Colonoscopy with polypectomy, which is a very effective method for CRC screening and prevention, can reduce the incidence of CRC by 76%-90% in appropriately screened individuals (3).
Patients with gastric polypoid lesions other than those with endoscopically suspected GIST or ectopic pancreas underwent polyp sampling and/or polypectomy. Endoscopic ultrasonography was performed to diagnose GIST.
Surgical removal with simple polypectomy was performed, whereas the pathological features revealed BCC with polyp feature.
The gastric phytobezoar was fragmented endoscopically with a standard oval 30 mm polypectomy snare and the transmission of high electric current flow (70 watts), in 5 cycles of 10 minutes each.
These patients were treated with endoscopic polypectomy, endoscopic lithotripsy, and endoscopic hemostasis, respectively.
An 81-year-old female patient with rectal bleeding caused due to a 2-cm stalked sigmoid polyp was referred to our center for polypectomy. She had a history of chronic cholecystitis with several episodes of biliary colic without jaundice or fever since the past few years (she refused surgical treatment).
The recommended treatment is endoscopic polypectomy and mucosal resection for lesions smaller than 2 cm intraluminal, and surgical resection for lesions larger than 2 cm.