Sessile Right Colon Polyp

  • Chad R. Launch
  • Kenneth A. Forde
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong
  • Daniel L. Feingold

As techniques for laparoscopic right colon resection have become standardized, it has emerged as an attractive alternative to sequential polypectomies for extirpation of the benign, but large, sessile colon polyp. This chapter uses the example of a sessile polyp in the cecum to explore these alternatives.


Endoscopic Resection Colon Resection Laparoscopic Colectomy Colon Polyp Villous Adenoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chad R. Launch
    • 1
  • Kenneth A. Forde
    • 2
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong
    • 3
  • Daniel L. Feingold
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ColumbiaNew YorkUSA

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