Age-specific prevalence of serrated lesions and their subtypes by screening colonoscopy: a retrospective study

@inproceedings{Kim2014AgespecificPO,
  title={Age-specific prevalence of serrated lesions and their subtypes by screening colonoscopy: a retrospective study},
  author={Hyun Young Kim and Seon Mie Kim and Ji Hyun Seo and Eun-Ha Park and Na Young Kim and Dong Ho Lee},
  booktitle={BMC gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Serrated lesions of the colorectum as categorized by pathology include hyperplastic polyps, sessile serrated adenomas without dysplasia, and traditional serrated adenomas with dysplasia. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of various subtypes of serrated lesions by age. METHODS In this study, 28,544 consecutive asymptomatic patients (aged 22-88 years) were evaluated during health check-ups involving colonoscopies performed by gastroenterologists at a single… CONTINUE READING

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