A BALANCING VIEW: Dysplasia Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis– Sorting the Pro from the Con

Bernstein, Charles N.
September 2004
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2004, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p1636
Academic Journal
Focuses on the indications for and pitfalls of dysplasia surveillance endoscopy in chronic colitis. Appropriate use of precious health-care resources; Unwelcome bowel preparation; Proposal of Dr. Connell on dysplasia.


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