Safety of cold polypectomy for

A. Repici, C. Hassan, E. Vitetta, E. Ferrara, G. Manes, G. Gullotti, A. Princiotta, P. Dulbecco, N. Gaffuri, E. Bettoni, N. Pagano, G. Rando, G. Strangio, A. Carlino, F. Romeo, D. De Paula Pessoa Ferreira, A. Zullo, L. Ridola, A. Malesci

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Background: Cold polypectomy techniques (without electrocautery) by means of biopsy forceps or snare are widely adopted for the removal of subcentimetric polyps. However, few data are available on the safety of this approach. The aim of this study was to assess the safety of cold polypectomy for subcentimetric polyps, as well as the rate of advanced neoplasia in these lesions. Patients and methods: In a prospective multicenter trial, consecutive patients with at least one

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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