Prevalence of colorectal neoplasm among patients with newly diagnosed coronary artery disease.

@article{Chan2007PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of colorectal neoplasm among patients with newly diagnosed coronary artery disease.},
  author={Annie On On Chan and Man-Hong Jim and Kwok Fai Lam and Jeffrey S. Morris and David Chun Wah Siu and Teresa Tong and Fook Hong Ng and Siu Yin Wong and Wai Mo Hui and Chi Kuen Chan and Kam Lai and Ting Kin Cheung and Pierre Chan and Grace W M Wong and Man Fung Yuen and Yuk Kong Lau and Stephen Q. S. Lee and Ming Leung Szeto and Benjamin Chun-yu Wong and Shiu Kum Lam},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2007},
  volume={298 12},
  pages={1412-9}
}
CONTEXT Colorectal neoplasm and coronary artery disease (CAD) share similar risk factors, and their co-occurrence may be associated. OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of colorectal neoplasm in patients with CAD in a cross-sectional study and to identify the predisposing factors for the association of the 2 diseases. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Patients in Hong Kong, China, were recruited for screening colonoscopy after undergoing coronary angiography for suspected CAD during… CONTINUE READING

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