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Polypectomy: A polypectomy is surgery to cut out a superficial polyp or tumor inside the rectum near the anus, without making an abdominal or pelvic incision. A colonoscope (a type of endoscope) may be used if the tumor is located farther up the anal canal.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Polypectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Polypectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Polypectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Polypectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.
Recovery period for Polypectomy: Three to five days.
Polypectomy: Surgery to remove a polyp.
Source: National Institute of Health
Polypectomy: surgical removal of a polyp
Source: WordNet 2.1
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Polypectomy) include:
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