Article Text

PDF
A clinical case of delayed caecal perforation
  1. A Ignjatovic,
  2. B P Saunders
  1. Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Mark’s Hospital, London, UK
  1. Dr A Ignjatovic, Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Mark’s Hospital, London HA1 3UJ, UK; drana{at}doctors.net.uk

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Sarkar et al (Gut 2009;58:33) recently reported an unfortunate clinical case of delayed caecal perforation following a submucosal injection for an aborted endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of a 15 mm sessile polyp. This complication has not been described in a number of large series of colonic EMR.13 The authors mentioned a possible harmful role of methylene blue but we have used this solution in very low concentration for the past 12 years for colonic EMR (>1000 cases) …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.