Endoscopic retrieval devices

D. B. Nelson, J. J. Bosco, W. D. Curtis, Douglas Orrick Faigel, P. B. Kelsey, J. W. Leung, M. R. Mills, P. Smith, P. R. Tarnasky, J. Vandam, W. Y. Wassef

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A variety of devices are available for polyp and foreign object retrieval. The choice of device should be determined by the location, size, shape and type of object to be retrieved. Endoscopy units should have a selection of devices, and personnel need to be skilled in their uses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)932-934
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


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  • Gastroenterology

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Nelson, D. B., Bosco, J. J., Curtis, W. D., Faigel, D. O., Kelsey, P. B., Leung, J. W., Mills, M. R., Smith, P., Tarnasky, P. R., Vandam, J., & Wassef, W. Y. (1999). Endoscopic retrieval devices. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 50(6), 932-934. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5107(99)70199-9