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Method of removing a polyp with a sling

In medicine, a polypectomy is the removal of an abnormal growth of tissue called a polyp. Polypectomy can be performed by excision if the polyp is external (on the skin).[1][additional citation(s) needed]

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  1. Li, Chao; Ellsmere, James (1 January 2019). "Chapter 57 - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy of the Stomach and Small Bowel". Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 2 Volume Set (Eighth Edition). Elsevier. pp. 647–662. ISBN 978-0-323-40232-3. Archived from the original on 18 February 2022. Retrieved 18 February 2022.