Gastric polyps in the stomach should be removed since the size, distribution, or number of polyps does not reliably differentiate adenomatous from non-neoplastic polyps. Removal may be performed endoscopically using standard hot biopsy forceps or cautery snare techniques. Figure 10-1.
(A) Polypectomy snare. (B) Clipping and snare device. Figure 10-2.
Electrosurgical cautery unit with grounding pad and snare.