Retroflexed resection technique. (a) The polyp is in the upper rectum. (b) To achieve better access, epinephrine (1 : 20 000) is injected submucosally. (c) Piecemeal resection starts from the front part of the polyp. (d) Remaining parts of the polyp are removed in retroflexed position. (e) APC is used to remove the adenomatous remnants at the proximal margin. (f) Final result after polypectomy.
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