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Cancer risk after resection of polypoid dysplasia in patients with longstanding ulcerative colitis: A meta-analysis

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Background and Aims: American and European guidelines propose complete endoscopic resection of polypoid dysplasia (adenomas or adenoma-like masses) in patients with longstanding colitis, with close endoscopic follow-up. The incidence of cancer after detection of flat low-grade dysplasia or dysplasia-associated lesion or mass is estimated at 14 cases/1000 years of patient follow-up. However, the risk for polypoid dysplasia has not been determined with precision. We investigated the risk of can...

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10.1016/j.cgh.2013.07.024

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Publisher:
W.B. Saunders
Journal:
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Pages:
756-764
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1542-7714
ISSN:
1542-3565
URN:
uuid:6a9d7515-7863-4b18-acc7-e4e216298b2c
Source identifiers:
464268
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pubs:464268

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