Detection of Asymptomatic Ileal Carcinoid Tumors During Screening Colonoscopy With Surgical Follow-Up

Abstract

and asymptomatic ( 2 ), and estimates of its prevalence in the normal population vary widely ( 3 – 5 ) (0.3 – 40 % ). However, new CHPRE-like fi ndings are associated with FAP ( 6 ) and occur as multiple bilateral lesions. Th e sensitivity of this fi nding in FAP ranges from 65 to 84 % and the specifi city greater than 94 % ( 5,7 – 9 ). In fact, some… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2010.289

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