Post Polypectomy Coagulation Syndrome

Focused Topic Summary

In in patients who undergo hot snare polypectomy. post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome (PPCS) manifests as abdominal pain with additional findings mimicking colon perforation but without evidence of perforation on abdominal CT scan.

PICO: Focused Question & Key Concepts

PICOS Focused Question & Key Concepts

PICOS

The question
Population: in patients undergoing colonoscopy
Intervention: who undergo hot snare polypectomy
Comparator: none
Outcome: what are the manifestations and the outcome of Post-Polypectomy Coagulation Syndrome (PPCS)?
Study Design: retrospective

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