Colonoscopy findings at baseline screening are associated with advanced neoplasia within 10 years, and patients with just one or two adenomas at baseline are at lower risk, according to research published in Gastroenterology.
“Because surveillance exposes participants to the risks inherent to invasive procedures and higher resource utilization, further studies are needed investigating the outcomes of surveillance across various risk groups with different baseline colonoscopy findings in a true screening population,” Dawn Provenzale, MD, MS, director of the cooperative studies

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