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Repeated colonoscopic screening of patients with acromegaly: 15-year experience identifies those at risk of new colonic neoplasia and allows for effective screening guidelines.

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OBJECTIVE: It is suggested that patients with acromegaly have an increased risk of colorectal cancer and pre-malignant adenomatous polyps. However, the optimum frequency with which colonoscopic screening should be offered remains unclear. DESIGN: To determine the optimum frequency for repeated colonoscopic surveillance of acromegalic patients. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the case records of all patients with acromegaly seen in our centre since 1992: 254 patients had at least one sur...

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10.1530/eje-09-1080

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European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies More from this journal
Volume:
163
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-28
Publication date:
2010-07-01
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EISSN:
1479-683X
ISSN:
0804-4643
Language:
English
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138397
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2012-12-19

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