Relationship of Colorectal Polyps and the Risk Factors Including Obesity, Age, Alcohol and Smoking

  title={Relationship of Colorectal Polyps and the Risk Factors Including Obesity, Age, Alcohol and Smoking},
  author={Hyun-Min Lee and Soong Deok Lee and Jae-kyu Lim and Jang-Won Seo and Kenneth Lee and Seung-Chul Baek and Yun-cheol Kim and Byung-chul Shin and Sin-Ok Kang},
Controversy remains over the role of risk factors in developing colorectal polyps. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of colorectal polyps with risk factors including obesity, age, alcohol, and smoking. We retrospectively assessed colorectal polyps through medical records and patient interviews of 1080 patients who underwent colonoscopy regardless of symptoms. The degree of obesity was determined by body mass index (BMI), and colorectal polyps were divided into… CONTINUE READING


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