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Thanks for responding Lynn. What's an EMR Colonoscopy as opposed to a

Posted by @bobbiemarie in Just Want to Talk, Nov 25, 2011

Thanks for responding Lynn. What's an EMR Colonoscopy as opposed to a regular colonoscopy? Could I just go to my local gastroenterologist to have him remove this polyp in my cecum or do I need someone more specialized to remove this? @lynnc

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Posted by @lynnc, Nov 25, 2011

EMR Colonoscopy is a speciaized colonoscopy to remove larger polyps without surgery. A regular GI is not trained to do this. Mayo & a few other institutions have Physicians trained in this specialty.

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