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Anybody have a Flat Polyp Removed?

Anybody have a flat polyp removed?

My G.I. Dr. says I need a surgical resection. I did some research & found a procedure called Endoscopic Mucosal Resection which is
basically a more advanced way of removing polyps during colonoscopy. Dr. said EMR is "not appropriate" for me. Would not elaborate as to why.

Anybody have experience with such things?

 

Lisa

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New York, USA
I just read through the article - sounds like it is a specialized procedure.

I would go for a 2nd opinion, and do research into who might be trained in EMR in your area. I would probably take the word of a specially trained surgeon over a general GI doctor when it comes to surgery....... which is why if/when I have an issue (GI or otherwise) I try to see specialists.

Good luck and please let us know how you make out!
 
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