Avoiding surgery in patients with colorectal polyps.

  title={Avoiding surgery in patients with colorectal polyps.},
  author={James M. Church},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={46 11},
PURPOSE Colonic polyps are sometimes difficult to remove endoscopically and are referred for surgical resection. This study was performed to determine how many polyps referred for surgery could actually be managed endoscopically. METHODS An endoscopic database with data entered prospectively and consecutively was used to identify patients referred for… CONTINUE READING