Reliability of in situ measurements of colorectal polyps.

  title={Reliability of in situ measurements of colorectal polyps.},
  author={Bj\orn Hofstad and M H Vatn and Steen Larsen and Magne Osnes},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={27 1},
A reliable and sensitive in situ method for measuring polyp size is fundamental for growth studies of colonic polyps. A measuring probe inserted through a colonoscope can give a visual assessment of polyp diameter, and from a picture of the polyp the area of the polyp on the picture can be calculated by computerized analysis. To test the reliability and sensitivity of these two in situ measurements, 43 colonic polyps (mean diameter, 8.5 mm; range, 4-20 mm) removed by snare diathermy resection… CONTINUE READING

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