Polyp surveillance after surgery for colorectal cancer

  title={Polyp surveillance after surgery for colorectal cancer},
  author={Kazushige Kawai and Eiji Sunami and Nelson Hirokazu Tsuno and Joji Kitayama and Toshiaki Watanabe},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
Although it is known that those patients who have developed colorectal cancer (CRC) are at a higher risk to develop metachronous adenoma or CRC, no study has been performed to analyze the relationship between the risk factors and the time course for the formation of postoperative adenoma using survival analysis. One hundred seventy-six patients with CRC, who had received surgical resection, were endoscopically followed-up to detect the development of metachronous adenoma or adenocarcinoama. The… CONTINUE READING

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