Definitions

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  • noun surgery The removal of a polyp.

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  • noun surgical removal of a polyp

Etymologies

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polyp +‎ -ectomy

Examples

  • When the cancer is found in a polyp the surgery is called a polypectomy resection or partial colectomy: removing the cancer and a small amount of healthy tissue around it + removing lymph nodes near the colon to examine them under the microscope to see whether the cancer has spread into their or not resection and colostomy: when the doctor is not able to sew the 2 ends of the colon back together, a stoma or opening is made on the outside of the body for waste to pass through in a bag outside the body (colo-stomy).

    Metastatic liver cancer

  • The fellow will gain experience in therapeutic procedures including esophageal dilation, sclerotherapy, banding and polypectomy.

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • Of 113 patients who underwent polypectomy, 96 had JRP: 39 (40.6%) had no concurrent mucosal biopsies, 32 (33.3%) had normal mucosal histology, and 25 (26.1%) had inflammatory histology. 11/25 patients had mucosal inflammation around the polyp (2 with inflammation elsewhere in the colon) while 14 patients had mucosal inflammation elsewhere in the colon.

    Clinical studies: relationship between IBD and other conditions

  • We retrospectively reviewed the medical records, endoscopy reports and pathology results from 1/87 to 4/98 of patients who had a polypectomy.

    Clinical studies: relationship between IBD and other conditions

  • Mucosal biopsies at the time of polypectomy were done in 57/96 (59%) of the patients.

    Clinical studies: relationship between IBD and other conditions

  • By September of 1969, the first polypectomy using this device was performed.

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  • Three months later, using the electrosurgical polypectomy snare designed by Dr. Shinya, they used the procedure to remove polyps.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In contrast, patients with an adenoma-like dysplasia-associated lesion or mass removed endoscopically and without evidence of flat dysplasia elsewhere in the colon, can be managed safely by polypectomy and continued surveillance.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In contrast, patients with an adenoma-like dysplasia-associated lesion or mass removed endoscopically and without evidence of flat dysplasia elsewhere in the colon, can be managed safely by polypectomy and continued surveillance.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In contrast, patients with an adenoma-like dysplasia-associated lesion or mass removed endoscopically and without evidence of flat dysplasia elsewhere in the colon, can be managed safely by polypectomy and continued surveillance.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

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