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U.S. Multi-Society Task Force publishes polypectomy guidance

Key clinical point: The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer recently published recommendations for endoscopic removal of precancerous colorectal lesions.

Major finding: Almost one out of four lesions (22.7%) may be incompletely removed by some practitioners.Study details: Practice recommendations by the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.

Disclosures: The investigators reported relationships with Covidien, Ironwood, Medtronic, and others.


Kaltenbach T et al. Gastroenterology. 2020 Jan 18. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.12.018.