The presence of large serrated polyps increases risk for colorectal cancer.

@article{Hiraoka2010ThePO,
  title={The presence of large serrated polyps increases risk for colorectal cancer.},
  author={Sakiko Hiraoka and Jun Kato and Shigeatsu Fujiki and Eisuke Kaji and Tamiya Morikawa and Takatoshi Murakami and Toru Nawa and Motoaki Kuriyama and Toshio Uraoka and Nobuya Ohara and Kazuhide Yamamoto},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={139 5},
  pages={1503-10, 1510.e1-3}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS There is evidence that serrated polyps (serrated adenomas and hyperplastic polyps) have different malignant potential than traditional adenomas. We used a colonoscopy database to determine the association between the presence of serrated colorectal polyps and colorectal neoplasia. METHODS We performed a multicenter observational study of 10,199 subjects who underwent first-time colonoscopies. Data collected on study subjects included age and sex and the location, size, and… CONTINUE READING
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