Prevalence of nonpolypoid (flat and depressed) colorectal neoplasms in asymptomatic and symptomatic adults.

@article{Soetikno2008PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of nonpolypoid (flat and depressed) colorectal neoplasms in asymptomatic and symptomatic adults.},
  author={Roy M. Soetikno and T. E.‐M. Kaltenbach and Robert V. Rouse and Walter G Park and Anamika Maheshwari and Tohru Sato and Suzanne M Matsui and Shai Friedland},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2008},
  volume={299 9},
  pages={1027-35}
}
CONTEXT Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Prevention has focused on the detection and removal of polypoid neoplasms. Data are limited on the significance of nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasms (NP-CRNs). OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of NP-CRNs in a veterans hospital population and to characterize their association with colorectal cancer. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Cross-sectional study at a veterans hospital in California with 1819… CONTINUE READING

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