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polypectomy

 [pol″ĭ-pek´tah-me]
excision of a polyp.

pol·y·pec·to·my

(pol'i-pek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a polyp.
[polyp + G. ektomē, excision]

polypectomy

/pol·yp·ec·to·my/ (pol″ĭ-pek´tah-me) excision of a polyp.

polypectomy

(pŏl′ə-pĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a polyp.

pol·y·pec·to·my

(pol'i-pek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a polyp.
[polyp + G. ektomē, excision]

polypectomy

Surgical removal of a POLYP.

polypectomy

excision of a polyp.
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Colonoscopic polypectomy and long-term prevention of colorectal-cancer deaths.
In our experience using the daVinci robotic system, we found that laparoscopic robot-assisted polypectomy is safe and effective for patients with refractory UPJ obstruction.
In the multivariate model, compared with no endoscopy, a negative colonoscopy result cut the rate of colorectal cancer by a statistically significant 51%, while negative sigmoidoscopy and polypectomy each cut the subsequent cancer rates by a statistically significant 37%, Dr.
Polypectomy was successful in all patients and histological examination revealed all polyps to be juvenile hamartomatous polyps except two which were adenomatous polyps.
Indications for hysteroscopic polypectomy were either AUB or infertility.
Polypectomy may be ineffective, and can result in CRC occurring in up to 25% of subjects between screening examinations.
All tertiary and 4 regional hospitals, as well as 2 district hospitals, offer diagnostic colonoscopy and simple polypectomy.
With numerous color clinical photographs and other illustrations, they describe the settings and staff, including disinfection and the role of the pediatric endoscopy nurse, equipment, including image resolution and troubleshooting, patient preparation, including pediatric-monitored sedation and anesthesia, postsedation care and specific sedation techniques, diagnostic upper endoscopy techniques including push endoscopy and jejunoscopy, therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, pediatric colonoscopy, polypectomy, chromoendoscopy, and wireless capsule endoscopy for children, including information on pacemaker safety and bowel preparations.
Proof of this principle was provided by the National Polyp Study, which established that colonoscopic polypectomy can dramatically reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer.
The children underwent flexible sigmoidoscopy under sedation, and the foreign bodies were retrieved by using a polypectomy snare or polyp retrieval basket.
Brunner gland hamartoma is a benign lesion, which can be treated by limited surgical resection or polypectomy.
The apparent success of polypectomy in reducing colorectal cancer incidence in the general population suggests that cancer control might be more effectively achieved if the emphasis in screening would shift towards technologies that are effective in detecting adenomas [precancerous growths].