Surveillance and treatment of duodenal adenomatosis in familial adenomatous polyposis.

@article{Lepist2009SurveillanceAT,
  title={Surveillance and treatment of duodenal adenomatosis in familial adenomatous polyposis.},
  author={Anna H Lepist{\"o} and Tuula Kiviluoto and Jorma Halttunen and Heikki J{\"a}rvinen},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={504-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are at increased risk for duodenal cancer whereas colorectal cancer is largely prevented by prophylactic colectomy. We analyzed the results of endoscopic surveillance and different treatment modalities of duodenal adenomatosis in patients with FAP. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data on endoscopies, histopathological examinations, and surgical therapies were collected from the medical histories of 129 patients with FAP. The… CONTINUE READING
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