Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asymptomatic Colorectal Polyps in Taiwan

  title={Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asymptomatic Colorectal Polyps in Taiwan},
  author={Fu-wei Wang and Ping-I Hsu and H Y Chuang and Ming-Shium Tu and G. Mar and T King and Jui-Ho Wang and chao-Wen hsu and Chiu-Hua Chang and Hui-Chun Chen},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research and practice},
Purpose. To investigate the prevalence and risk factors of hyperplastic and adenomatous colorectal polyps in a Taiwanese general population. Methods. From January 2009 to December 2011, consecutive asymptomatic subjects undergoing a routine health check-up were evaluated by colonoscopy. The colorectal polyps were assessed, and medical history and demographic data were obtained from each patient. Logistic regression analysis was conducted to search the independent risk factors for asymptomatic… CONTINUE READING


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