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Case of the Day
Post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome
Contributed by Dr Jeffrey Hocking
On review of procedure notes, patient had a polyp removed from the ascending colon with a hot snare. Patient was observed as an inpatient for several days prior to discharge.
Post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome (PPCS, post-polypectomy electrocoagulation syndrome) is an uncommon complication that can occur in colonoscopies if electrocoagulation is used…
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