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Surgery versus surveillance in ulcerative colitis patients with endoscopically invisible low-grade dysplasia: a cost-effectiveness analysis

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There is uncertainty regarding the optimal management of endoscopically invisible (“flat”) low grade dysplasia in ulcerative colitis. Such a finding does not currently provide an automatic indication for colectomy; however, a recommendation of surveillance instead of surgery is controversial.

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To determine the clinical and cost-effectiveness of colonoscopic surveillance versus colectomy for endoscopically invisible low-grade dysplasia of the colon i...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.gie.2017.08.031

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Department:
Oriel College
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal website
Volume:
86
Issue:
6
Pages:
1088–1099.e5
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-08-20
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ISSN:
1097-6779
Pubs id:
pubs:724736
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uri:c95edcf3-b9ba-4d81-8774-ae3aea2c5c66
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uuid:c95edcf3-b9ba-4d81-8774-ae3aea2c5c66
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pubs:724736

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