Prevalence and natural history of colonic angiodysplasia among healthy asymptomatic people.

@article{Foutch1995PrevalenceAN,
  title={Prevalence and natural history of colonic angiodysplasia among healthy asymptomatic people.},
  author={P Gregory Foutch and Douglas K. Rex and David A. Lieberman},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={564-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of colonic angiodysplasia (AD) among healthy asymptomatic people is unknown, and the natural history of these lesions has not been clearly defined. The purpose of our study was to determine prevalence and to review and assess the natural history of AD. METHODS Each of the authors had previously published his own prospective study that involved screening colonoscopy for the detection of neoplasia in asymptomatic adult men and women who had never bled. All pathological… CONTINUE READING