Prophylactic endoscopic clipping does not prevent delayed postpolypectomy bleeding (DPPB) in the context of screening colonoscopy. According to a large Canadian study of 8,366 colonoscopies involving polypectomy, only 95 (1.1%) led to delayed bleeding events. There were 50 bleeding events in patients with clips and 45 bleeding events in patients who were not clipped. “After ...
Clipping of no benefit for routine polypectomy
By Mardi Chapman
26 Mar 2020