Surveillance colonoscopy and biopsy in patients with ureterosigmoidostomy.

@article{Berg1987SurveillanceCA,
  title={Surveillance colonoscopy and biopsy in patients with ureterosigmoidostomy.},
  author={Nils Oskar Berg and Peeter Fredlund and Wiking M{\aa}nsson and S A Olsson},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={1987},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={60-3}
}
Colonoscopy with biopsy was included in the surveillance of 19 patients with ureterosigmoidostomy, because of the high incidence of colonic carcinoma reported in such cases. The patients were examined 1-6 times, at intervals of 1-2 years, 4-36 years after the urinary diversion. Random biopsies from the distal colon and rectum showed only discrete changes… CONTINUE READING