A case-control study of dietary intake and other lifestyle risk factors for hyperplastic polyps.

@article{Martnez1997ACS,
  title={A case-control study of dietary intake and other lifestyle risk factors for hyperplastic polyps.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Elena Mart{\'i}nez and R S Mcpherson and Bernard Levin and Gary Glober},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={423-9}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite the high prevalence of the hyperplastic polyp, little is known about its etiology. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between diet and other lifestyle factors and the presence of colorectal hyperplastic polyps. METHODS Information on diet and other known or suspected risk factors for colorectal cancer or adenoma was collected among 81 subjects with hyperplastic polyps and 480 controls. RESULTS The multivariate-adjusted odds ratio (OR) for… CONTINUE READING

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