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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Frimberger, E; von Delius, S; Rösch, T; Schmid, RM 
Title:
Colonoscopy and polypectomy with a side-viewing endoscope. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: Some colorectal polyps cannot be adequately viewed using forward-viewing colonoscopes because of their location behind mucosal folds or bends in the bowel. We performed polypectomy using side-viewing duodenoscopes for these problematic polyps in order to avoid incomplete polypectomy or the need for surgical intervention. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between April 2000 and August 2003, polypectomy with a side-viewing endoscope was intended in 15 patients (seven men, eight wome...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Endoscopy 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
462-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0013-726X 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik