Colon Polyp Removal Complications
Colon Polyp Removal Risk Factors
Alternate Names for Colon Polyp Removal:
Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have a polypectomy, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:
- Damage to the colon wall
- Adverse reaction to the sedative
Factors that may increase the risk of complications include:
- Type, size, and location of the polyp
- Patient factors, such as blood-clotting disorders, substance abuse, or other diseases (eg, obesity , diabetes )
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.