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QI Post Polypectomy Bleed

Post Polypectomy Bleed

  • Post polypectomy bleeding may occur after the removal of a polyp during a colonoscopy.
  • Currently at IEC the percentage of post polypectomy bleeding is 0.05%.
  • The above findings show the superior quality of a colonoscopy performed at IEC.

Iowa Endoscopy Center – External Benchmarking Post Polypectomy Bleeding

ASGE:A number of large studies have reported hemorrhage in 1 to 6 per 1000 colonoscopies (0.1%-0.6%).

“Complications of Colonoscopy.” American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 74.4 (2011): 745-52 Print.

IEC: 10 year study (Years 2005-2014) of Post Polypectomy Bleeding- 53,124 colonoscopies/ 25 cases of post polypectomy bleeding (0.05%).