A Hyperplastic Polyp is Discovered on Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Is a Full Colonoscopy Indicated?

Winawer, Sidney J.; Brandt, Lawrence; Rogers, Arvey
April 1990
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1990, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p368
Academic Journal
Argues that more evidence should be considered when resolving question regarding the predictiveness of hyper plastic polyps for adenomas. Purpose of identifying individuals harboring adenomas; Autopsy prevalence of adenoma; Association between hyper plastic polyps and adenomas; Diagnostic strategies used in patients with small polyps.


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