Colonoscopic follow-up of adenomas and colorectal cancer

Beck, David E., Opelka, Frank G., Hicks, Terry C., Timmcke, Alan E., Khoury, Douglas A. and Gathright, J. Byron (1995) Colonoscopic follow-up of adenomas and colorectal cancer. Southern Medical Journal, 88 5: 567-570.

Author Beck, David E.
Opelka, Frank G.
Hicks, Terry C.
Timmcke, Alan E.
Khoury, Douglas A.
Gathright, J. Byron
Title Colonoscopic follow-up of adenomas and colorectal cancer
Journal name Southern Medical Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0038-4348
1541-8243
Publication date 1995-05-01
Year available 1995
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 88
Issue 5
Start page 567
End page 570
Total pages 4
Place of publication Philadelphia, PA, United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language eng
Abstract AB Increasing experience with colonoscopy has altered recommendations for the frequency of follow-up surveillance examinations for adenomatous polyps and colorectal cancer. Current recommendations include a follow-up colonoscopy at 1 year for patients with more than two adenomatous or highly suggestive polyps and after curative surgery for colorectal cancer. Other patients can safely receive a follow-up colonoscopy at longer intervals of 3 years. Published data and a review of the Ochsner Clinic experience are presented to support these recommendations.
Keyword Curative resection
Surveillance
Polyps
Carcinoma
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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