A 45-year-old female asked:
Had an incomplete colonoscopy due to a redundant colon. going for a barium enema now . if polyps are discovered in that area how can they be removed?
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Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Options include:: ...A retry at colonoscopy under deeper sedation with altered technique and/or by a different physician. Surgery is another choice, appropriate to size, location, extent of polyps..
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