Local recurrence after endoscopic mucosal resection of nonpedunculated colorectal lesions: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Belderbos2014LocalRA,
  title={Local recurrence after endoscopic mucosal resection of nonpedunculated colorectal lesions: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Tim D. G. Belderbos and M J A Leenders and Leon M. G. Moons and Peter D. Siersema},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={388-402}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Local recurrence has been observed after endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of nonpedunculated colorectal lesions. The indications for follow-up colonoscopy and the optimal time interval are currently unclear. The aims of this systematic review were to assess the frequency of local recurrence after EMR, to identify risk factors for recurrence, and to provide follow-up recommendations. METHODS A literature search was performed in PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane… CONTINUE READING