Does prophylactic Endoclip placement during colonoscopic biopsy reduce the incidence of late hemorrhage?
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For smaller polyps (<10 mm), there is no benefit to the prophylactic use of Endoclips to prevent delayed postpolypectomy bleeding. (SOR: B, based on 1 RCT.) Prophylactic use of Endoclips may reduce the rate of all bleeding in removal of larger polyps (>15 mm) or smaller polyps in patients on anticoagulant therapy. (SOR: C, based on 3 case series.)
Evidence-based practice 14, no. 10 (2011): 11-12