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Friday 15 February 2013

Endoscopic polypectomy

It has been well established that the vast majority of colorectal adenocarcinomas derive from precursor lesions such as colorectal adenomas and colorectal mucosal dysplasia.

Residual adenoma is a common finding in colorectal adenocarcinomas.

Endoscopic polypectomy decreases the incidence of colorectal cancers in treated population and prevents death from colorectal cancer.