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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 18 (2004), Issue 2, Pages 105-106
Brief Communication

Endoscopic Repair of a Colonic Perforation following Polypectomy Using an Endoclip

Sonny S Dhalla

Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

Received 27 February 2003; Accepted 24 November 2003

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Endoscopic repair using an endoclip device for colonic perforation following polypectomy is described. This is the first case report of a repair following a regular polypectomy-induced perforation described in the English literature.