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Seth Crockett, MD, MPH

Among patients with large serrated polyps, the risk for bleeding after endoscopic mucosal resection was low, with no significant benefit seen with resection clipping, according to a study.

“[This] study suggests that endoscopic clipping is not necessary to prevent post-polypectomy bleeding after [endoscopic mucosal resection] of large serrated polyps,” Seth D. Crockett, MD, MPH, associate professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “In contrast, there does appear to be a significant benefit of clipping after resection of large adenomatous polyps, particularly those located in the proximal colon.”

Read the article published in Healio Gastroenterology-Interventional Endoscopy.