Prospective study of the progression of low-grade dysplasia in ulcerative colitis using current cancer surveillance guidelines.

@article{Zisman2012ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of the progression of low-grade dysplasia in ulcerative colitis using current cancer surveillance guidelines.},
  author={Timothy L. Zisman and Mary P Bronner and Stephen J. Rulyak and Kris V. Kowdley and Michael Saunders and S. D. Lee and Cynthia W. Ko and Michael B. Kimmey and Allyn Stevens and Josephine Maurer and Teresa A. Brentnall},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          2240-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to assess the natural history of low-grade dysplasia (LGD) and its risk of progression in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients by prospective endoscopic surveillance. METHODS Forty-two UC patients with LGD were followed prospectively using a uniform approach to surveillance colonoscopy with an average of 43 biopsies per exam. The interval between colonoscopies ranged from 3-12 months. Progression was defined as development of high-grade dysplasia (HGD) or… CONTINUE READING
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