Int J Colorectal Dis (2017) 32:1261–1266 DOI 10.1007/s00384-017-2856-y ORIGINAL ARTICLE Safety of cold polypectomy for small colorectal neoplastic lesions: a prospective cohort study in Japan 1 1 1 1 Yuichi Shimodate & Motowo Mizuno & Rio Takezawa & Mami Kobayashi & 1 1 1 1 Tatsuhiro Yamazaki & Akira Doi & Naoyuki Nishimura & Hirokazu Mouri & 1 1 Kazuhiro Matsueda & Hiroshi Yamamoto Accepted: 7 July 2017 /Published online: 20 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract endoscopic diagnosis at cold polypectomy is necessary to Background Cold polypectomy has been widely accepted for identify advanced neoplasia. The reliability of cold removal of small colorectal polyps. However, no large-scale polypectomy in excision of polyps with high-grade neoplasia prospective study exists as for its safety in Japan. We investi- should be established before the procedure becomes standard gated this issue in this single-center, prospective cohort study in the excision of small colorectal polyps. in a total of 1198 colorectal polyps resected with cold Clinical trial registration number: UMIN000014812. polypectomy. Patients and methods Four hundred and seventy-four patients . . who underwent cold polypectomy for colorectal neoplastic Keywords Cold polypectomy Colonic polyp Colorectal . . lesions less than 10-mm diameter between
International Journal of Colorectal Disease – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 20, 2017
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