Surveillance programmes for colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease: have we got it right?

Bernstein, Charles N.
September 2008
Gut;Sep2008, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p1194
Academic Journal
The article highlights the results of a study which systematically attempted to discern how often cancers are missed if the starting points given in current surveillance guidelines are adhered to. In the British guidelines, it has been suggested that surveillance colonoscopy should be initiated at eight years in extensive colitis and 15 years in left-sided colitis.


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