Clips and Loops

Clips and Loops

Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD

The use of clip in endoscopy was first reported by Hayashi et al in 1975.1 Currently, clips are used for multiple indications including hemostasis for active bleeding, prophylactic mucosal defect closure after endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), perforation closure, and preoperative marking.

The use of endoscopic loop was first reported by Hachisu et al2 in 1991 for the removal of large pedunculated polyps.

May 29, 2020 | Posted by in GASTROENTEROLOGY | Comments Off on Clips and Loops

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