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Complications Associated with Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
As with any procedure, it is possible for complications to happen. However, this is uncommon. Our Digestive Health Center experts take extra steps before, during, and after your procedure to help you avoid complications.
Possible complications associated with endoscopic mucosal resection include:
Small hole or tear (perforation) in your esophagus or rectum
Narrowing in your esophagus or intestine (stricture)
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!