Colonoscopic Diagnosis and Management of Nonpolypoid Early Colorectal Cancer

@article{Kudo2000ColonoscopicDA,
  title={Colonoscopic Diagnosis and Management of Nonpolypoid Early Colorectal Cancer},
  author={Shin-ei Kudo and Hiroshi Kashida and Tomoyuki Tamura and Etsuko Kogure and Yasushi Imai and Hiro-o Yamano and Andrew R. Hart},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={1081-1090}
}
Nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasms are grossly classified into three groups: slightly elevated (small flat adenomas), laterally spreading, and depressed. Flat adenomas are not invasive until they are rather large, whereas depressed lesions can invade the submucosa even when they are extremely small. Nonpolypoid lesions are difficult to detect and are often… CONTINUE READING