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Severity of inflammation is a risk factor for colorectal neoplasia in ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with ulcerative colitis are at increased risk of colorectal cancer. It is widely believed that this is secondary to colonic inflammation. However, the severity of colonicExpand
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Thirty-year analysis of a colonoscopic surveillance program for neoplasia in ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The value of colonoscopic surveillance for neoplasia in long-standing extensive ulcerative colitis remains controversial. This study reports on prospectively collected data from aExpand
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102 patients with familial adenomatous polyposis underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as a screening test for gastroduodenal adenomas. 100 had duodenal abnormalities (dysplasia in 94, andExpand
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Factors affecting the outcome of endoscopic surveillance for cancer in ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Cancer surveillance in patients with ulcerative colitis is of unproven benefit. This study assesses the efficacy and analyzes factors limiting the success of a surveillance programExpand
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A prospective study of colonoscopy practice in the UK today: are we adequately prepared for national colorectal cancer screening tomorrow?
Aim: To study the availability and quality of adult and paediatric colonoscopy in three National Health Service (NHS) regions. Method: A prospective four month study of colonoscopies in North EastExpand
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Precancer and cancer in extensive ulcerative colitis: findings among 401 patients over 22 years.
Patients with extensive ulcerative colitis who do not need early surgery have been offered regular examination with the aim of detecting precancerous change (dysplasia) or early colorectal carcinoma.Expand
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Cancer surveillance in longstanding ulcerative colitis: endoscopic appearances help predict cancer risk
Background and aims: The risk of colorectal cancer is increased in ulcerative colitis (UC). Patients with UC have diverse colonoscopic appearances. Determining colonoscopic markers for cancer riskExpand
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Histopathology and prognosis of malignant colorectal polyps treated by endoscopic polypectomy.
The histopathological features and results of treatment of malignant polyps removed by endoscopic polypectomy from 60 patients are presented. The patients were followed for a minimum of five years.Expand
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Most dysplasia in ulcerative colitis is visible at colonoscopy.
BACKGROUND Patients with long-standing extensive ulcerative colitis are at increased risk for colorectal carcinoma. Because most dysplasia is believed to be macroscopically invisible, recommendedExpand
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Total colonic dye-spray increases the detection of diminutive adenomas during routine colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Small adenomas may be missed during colonoscopy, but chromoscopy has been reported to enhance detection. The aim of this randomized-controlled trial was to determine the effect of totalExpand
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