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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.

See also

- polypectomy

Open references

- Advances, problems, and complications of polypectomy. Anderloni A, Jovani M, Hassan C, Repici A. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2014 Aug 30;7:285-96. doi : 10.2147/CEG.S43084 PMID: 25210470 [Free]

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