Video: Endoscopic mucosal resection – Mayo Clinic

Endoscopic mucosal resection, or EMR, takes advantage of a specifically designed endoscope or colonoscope to take out suspect tissue or polyps from your esophagus or colon. The tissue or polyp is initially injected with a answer that raises a blister, letting your medical doctor to take out the tissue without having harmful the relaxation of the esophagus or colon. The answer also allows reduce bleeding.

Suction is then utilised to even further raise the development up and away from bordering tissue. A slender wire loop is slipped in excess of the tissue, and an electrical recent is handed by the wire. This cuts the development and allows to seal the wound. Once the development is cost-free, it is scooped up in a little wire basket and taken out from the digestive tract for assessment in the lab.