Unexpected Findings: Can’t Find the Colon Lesion

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong


Unexpected findings are not infrequently encountered, either intraoperatively or in the postoperative settings. This chapter will discuss what to do when you cannot find the polyp or cancer intraoperatively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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