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Single, small adenoma low risk for recurrent colon polyps

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 25 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:h

Question Which patients with colorectal polyps are at greater risk of early recurrence?

Synopsis This retrospective cohort study comes from Erlangen, Germany. The authors used a registry of colorectal polyps to identify risk factors for polyp recurrence. Patients with only a single initial adenoma were re-examined every four years, while those with more adenomas were examined every two years. Patients without any adenomas, …

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