Colon Polyp Removal (Colonoscopic Polypectomy)
The removal of tumorlike growths called by using a device inserted through a colonoscope.
About Colon Polyp Removal
Most are , which may develop into . Removing colorectal polyps that are larger than 1 centimeter (cm) may lower the risk of . It is not known if removing smaller polyps lowers the risk of colorectal cancer.
The possible harms of removal during or include a tear in the wall of the and .