Increased incidence of colorectal adenomas in follow-up evaluation of patients with newly diagnosed hyperplastic polyps

@article{Huang2001IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of colorectal adenomas in follow-up evaluation of patients with newly diagnosed hyperplastic polyps},
  author={Emina Huang and R. Lawrence Whelan and Neil R Gleason and J. S. Maeda and Mary Beth Terry and Seung Lee and Alfred I. Neugut and Kenneth A. Forde},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={646-648}
}
Background: Although adenomatous polyps have been established clearly as precursor lesions for most cases of colorectal cancer, the role, if any, of hyperplastic polyps remains uncertain. The aim of the current study was to determine whether a patient with an index finding of hyperplastic polyp on colonoscopy is at increased risk for adenomatous polyps. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study using the records of a single surgeon's colonoscopic experience over a 20-year period (June… CONTINUE READING

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