Using Hemoclips for Closure of a Complicated Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Stephen Kim, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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)..