Colonic Diverticula Are Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Colorectal Adenomas

@article{Peery2015ColonicDA,
  title={Colonic Diverticula Are Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Colorectal Adenomas},
  author={Anne F. Peery and Christopher F. Martin and Sidney E Levinson and Robert S. Sandler},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={110},
  pages={1694-1697}
}
Objectives:Patients with missed colorectal cancer have been reported to be more likely to have colonic diverticulosis. Such an association could be due to either higher risk of neoplasia or difficulty examining the colon in patients with diverticulosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether colonic diverticula are associated with an increased risk for colonic neoplasia.Methods:We analyzed data from a prospective study of patients undergoing screening colonoscopy that included detailed… CONTINUE READING

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