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What is EMR Polypectomy?

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, or EMR, is a procedure that involves the removal of polyps or tumors in the digestive tract which may be precancerous or at early stage cancer. Learn about EMR Polypectomy procedure, risk and aftercare in Cape Town.


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  Room 109 Mediclinic Milnerton
Cnr Koeberg & Racecourse Roads
Cape Town

Additional address for Endoscopic Procedures:

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Alexandra Rd, Pinelands, Cape Town

Telephone: 021 551 8678
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