What’s best for small polyps, biopsy forceps or snare? In this wild-west Christmas episode, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Kermode answer this dog gone question.
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Y Komeda, H Kashida, T Sakurai, G Tribonias, K Okamoto, M Kono, M Yamada, T Adachi, H Mine, T Nagai, Y Asakuma, S Hagiwara, S Matsui, T Watanabe, M Kitano, T Chikugo, Y Chiba, and M Kudo. 2017. Removal of diminutive colorectal polyps: A prospective randomized clinical trial between cold snare polypectomy and hot forceps biopsy. World J Gastroenterol 23(2): 328–335. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i2.328
A Moss and K Nalankilli. 2017. Standardisation of polypectomy technique. Best Practice & Clinical Research Gastroenterology 31: 447-53.
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