Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, November 17th, 2007
"The accompanying article by Brenner et al. supports the recommendation to wait 5 years or longer following adenoma removal before performing surveillance colonoscopy. This is particularly true for patients with 1 or 2 small adenomas. Unnecessarily aggressive post-polypectomy surveillance exposes patients to excessive risk of colonoscopy complications without clinical benefit," wrote T.R. Levin and colleagues, Kaiser Permanente.
The researchers concluded: "It...
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