The effect of attending a flexible sigmoidoscopic screening program on the prevalence of colorectal adenomas at 13-year follow-up

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OBJECTIVES:Understanding the epidemiology of colorectal adenomas is a prerequisite for designing follow-up programs after polypectomy. The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of polypectomy on the long-term prevalence of adenomas.METHODS:In 1983, a total of 799 men and women aged 50–59 yr were drawn from the general population register. Of these… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2001.03891.x

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@article{ThiisEvensen2001TheEO, title={The effect of attending a flexible sigmoidoscopic screening program on the prevalence of colorectal adenomas at 13-year follow-up}, author={Espen Thiis-Evensen and Geir S Hoff and Jostein Sauar and Bernhard M Majak and Morten Harald Vatn}, journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2001}, volume={96}, pages={1901-1907} }