Bowel preparation and colonoscopy technique to detect non-polypoid colorectal neoplasms.

@article{Kim2010BowelPA,
  title={Bowel preparation and colonoscopy technique to detect non-polypoid colorectal neoplasms.},
  author={Hak Nam Kim and Gottumukkala Subba Raju},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={437-48}
}
Colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for colon cancer screening. In a recent study, however, 0.3% to 0.9% patients developed colorectal cancer within 3 years after removal of adenomas. Some reasons for the development of interval colorectal cancers include missed or incompletely removed lesions during the initial colonoscopy. Non-polypoid colorectal neoplasms are a potential contributor to the pool of missed lesions because they can be easily missed as a result of inadequate colon… CONTINUE READING

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