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Endomucosal resection of a rectal polyp at the dentate line, an alternative to transanal endoscopic microsurgery

  • A. Le Saint-GrantEmail author
  • M. A. Potter
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Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in the study involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the Trust and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

For this type of study formal consent is not required.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryWestern General HospitalEdinburghUK
  2. 2.University of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  3. 3.School of MedicineUniversity of St AndrewsSt AndrewsUK

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