Table 2

Characteristics of patients with post-polypectomy bleeding
Patients on aspirin (N=8) Patients not on aspirin (N=3)
Polypectomy technique
Cautery snare (blended current) 6 3
Hot biopsy 2 0
Preventive clips placement 0 1
Preventive adrenalin injection 1 0
Average length of hospitalization (range) 6.5 (1-22) days 1.6 (1-2) days
Observation 1 2
Transfusion 7 0
Repeat colonoscopic intervention 0 1
Surgery 1 0
Death 1 0

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Pan et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:138   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-138

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