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Unexpected Findings: Can’t Find the Colon Lesion

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

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.

Keywords

Colonoscopy CO2 Tattoo 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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