Colonoscopic surveillance reduces mortality from colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis.

@article{Choi1993ColonoscopicSR,
  title={Colonoscopic surveillance reduces mortality from colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Paul M. Choi and Francis W Nugent and David J. Schoetz and M. L. Silverman and Rodger C. Haggitt},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1993},
  volume={105 2},
  pages={418-24}
}
BACKGROUND To control the increased risk of colorectal carcinoma in patients with long-standing ulcerative colitis, surveillance colonoscopy is widely recommended. METHODS To assess the role of colonoscopic surveillance in affecting colorectal carcinoma-related mortality, an outcome analysis was performed. RESULTS Among the total of 41 patients who developed carcinoma associated with ulcerative colitis, 19 patients were under colonoscopic surveillance and 22 patients were not. Carcinoma was… CONTINUE READING

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