Cold forceps polypectomy faster, no less effective vs. cold snare for ‘diminutive polyps’

Cold forceps polypectomies were effectively noninferior to cold snare polypectomies for complete resection of nonpedunculated polyps <3 mm, and required less time to perform, noted data published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.“There have been several small studies that have demonstrated conflicting evidence regarding the efficacy of cold forceps polypectomy for polyps <3 mm,” Mike T. Wei, MD, a gastroenterology/hepatology fellow from Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, told Healio. “As such, we decided to embark on the TINYPOLYP trial, a randomizedRead More

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