Using Hemoclips for Closure of a Complicated Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

Stephen Kim, MD Stephen Kim, MD

Stephen Kim, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, California, USA

Patient History

A 63-year-old man underwent routine colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. During the colonoscopy, a 2cm laterally spreading sessile polyp (Paris 0-IIa) was seen in the cecum adjacent to the appendiceal orifice (Figure 1). Biopsies of the polyp were consistent with a tubular adenoma. The patient was referred for endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)..