How are gastrointestinal polyps removed?

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Once detected, most polyps can be removed during colonoscopy. However, some polyps may be too large to be removed during a colonoscopy. In these cases, laproscopic surgery in combination with colonoscopy can be used to remove them without open surgery, reducing recovery time and maximizing quality of life.

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