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Colon:2x3cm non lifting flat lesion(malignant suspicion)couldnot be removed by polypectomy, needs segmental surgical resection.Surgery or laparoscopy?

Colon:2x3cm non lifting flat lesion(malignant  suspicion)couldnot be removed by polypectomy, needs segmental surgical resection.Surgery or laparoscopy?

Either way: Must be removed , laparoscopic surgery will have slightly quicker recovery, less pain , due to your cardiac surgery which ever takes shorter operation time time you should choose, increased intra abdominal pressure may not be good for you as in laparoscopy discuss with your surgeon and cardiologist ...Read more

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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the difference?

Histeroscopic polypectomy or histerectomy, what's the difference?

Look vs take...: Hysteroscopy is a procedure that looks inside the uterus, without incisions. If a polyp is present, it can be removed with instruments placed thru the hysteroscope - short recovery. A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (containing the polyp) - with or without the removal of the ovaries thru incisions- longer recovery. ...Read more

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Is snare polypectomy used for hemmroid surgery?

Is snare polypectomy used for hemmroid surgery?

No, but banding is.: Appropriately sized internal hemorrhoids can be treated by rubber band ligation, often in the office without anesthesia. This is a tried and true treatment for bothersome internal hemorrhoids. Snare polypectomy is a technique used during colonoscopy to remove larger polypoid growths in the colon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: endoscopic polypectomy?

Removal of polyp: Endoscopy means using instrument to look inside your digestive system (esophagus, stomach, small bowel or colon) polypectomy is taking out a polyp which is a small growth in the lining of your intestinal wall. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bleeding after having a hysteroscope, d&c, polypectomy, & some light pain 9 days ago?

Is it normal to still be bleeding after having a hysteroscope, d&c, polypectomy, & some light pain 9 days ago?

Yes and no: If you are just spotting like a light period yes, but if it is heavy bleeding and you are having cramping and abdominal pain go to the emergency room for exam immediately. ...Read more

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What is polypectomy ?

Removal: Its a term for removing polyps, usually in the colon but whenever and wherever a polyp is removed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: polypectomy?

What is the definition or description of: polypectomy?

Removing growth: It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an abnormal growth for biopsy ...Read more

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How much bleeding is normal after polypectomy?

How much bleeding is normal after polypectomy?

Spotting: Of a drop or two is not unusual. Anything more than that or passage of clots of old blood is concerning enough to report this promptly to your colonoscopist. ...Read more

Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more


Dr. Raj Mummadi
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Polypectomy (Definition)

It is a procedure usually done through an flexible scope that removes an ...Read more