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(Polyps of colon and small intestine)
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  • Management of Large Cecal Polyps: When Can the Ileocecal Valve Be Spared? [Journal Article]
  • DCDis Colon Rectum 2018; 61(9):1089-1095
  • Kulaylat AS, Boltz MM, … Messaris E
  • CONCLUSIONS: In tertiary centers, the majority of large cecal polyps are benign and can be addressed by using endoscopic mucosal resection. When involvement of the appendiceal orifice or ileocecal valve precludes endoscopic treatment, surgical resection is the standard of care. In the subset of cases not involving the ileocecal valve and without preoperative evidence of malignancy, partial cecectomy spares the ileocecal valve and can offer reduced postoperative morbidity compared with a formal right hemicolectomy. See Video Abstract at http://links.lww.com/DCR/A674.
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