Incomplete polyp resection during colonoscopy-results of the complete adenoma resection (CARE) study.

@article{Pohl2013IncompletePR,
  title={Incomplete polyp resection during colonoscopy-results of the complete adenoma resection (CARE) study.},
  author={Heiko Pohl and Amitabh Srivastava and Steve P Bensen and Peter B. Anderson and Richard I. Rothstein and Stuart R. Gordon and L. Campbell Levy and Arifa Toor and Todd Mackenzie and Thomas W. Rosch and Douglas J. Robertson},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={74-80.e1}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Although the adenoma detection rate is used as a measure of colonoscopy quality, there are limited data on the quality of endoscopic resection of detected adenomas. We determined the rate of incompletely resected neoplastic polyps in clinical practice. METHODS We performed a prospective study on 1427 patients who underwent colonoscopy at 2 medical centers and had at least 1 nonpedunculated polyp (5-20 mm). After polyp removal was considered complete macroscopically, biopsies… CONTINUE READING
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