Extent of unnecessary surgery for benign rectal polyps in the Netherlands.

@article{Nimwegen2018ExtentOU,
  title={Extent of unnecessary surgery for benign rectal polyps in the Netherlands.},
  author={Laurien J van Nimwegen and Leon M. G. Moons and Joost M. J. Geesing and L Ren{\'e} Arensman and Miangela M. Lacle and I. A. M. J. Broeders and Peter P Viergever and John N. Groen and Koen Kessels and Matthijs P. Schwartz},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2018},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={562-570.e1}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Minimally invasive techniques are available to safely and efficaciously remove even the largest rectal polyps. This study aimed to investigate the magnitude of cases still referred for radical rectal surgery and the reasons for these referrals and to perform a re-evaluation of cases potentially suitable for endoscopic therapy. METHODS… CONTINUE READING