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August 1979

Polypoid Lesion of the StomachResection Through the Fiberoptic Endoscope

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City.

Arch Surg. 1979;114(8):948-949. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370320080015

• Endoscopic removal of gastric polyps was done in six patients. Because most gastric polyps are benign and the malignant neoplasm is limited to the polyp without distant metastasis, local excision should be the treatment of choice.

(Arch Surg 114:948-949, 1979)