An 80-year old man was referred for endoscopic mucosal resection of a 10 cm rectal adenoma. His main symptom was debilitating mucous discharge and diarrhoea. He had multiple cardiac co-morbidities that prevented curative surgical resection. The endoscopic assessment was performed to exclude foci of cancer.
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Recognising a sessile serrated lesion using the WASP-criteria in a patient with serrated polyposis syndrome
71-year old woman with serrated polyposis syndrome.
This small polyp (Figure 1) was detected during screening colonoscopy in a 56-years old male patient.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has proposed the PIVI statements in order to leave diminutive colorectal polyps in place without resection or to resect the lesions without subsequent histopathological diagnosis1. The basis of the PIVI statement is an adequate optical in vivo diagnosis of colorectal polyps2,3.
A 67-years old male was referred for endoscopic resection of a BE-associated adenocarcinoma. The 10 mm Paris 0-IIa lesion was visible in high-definition white-light endoscopy and LCI (Figure 1).