Is prevalence of colorectal polyps higher in patients with family history of colorectal cancer?

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Sthela Maria Murad-Regadas ; Carla Camila Rocha Bezerra ; Ana Ligia Rocha Peixoto ; Francisco Sérgio Pinheiro Regadas ; Lusmar Veras Rodrigues ; José Airton Gonçalves Siebra ; Graziela Olivia da Silva Fernandes ; Rafael Aragão Vasconcelos (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Coloproctology, volume 35, issue 3, pages 146-150 (issn: 2237-9363)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcol.2015.02.010
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC799-869

Objectives: To assess the prevalence of polyps in patients with a family history of colorectal cancer, in comparison to asymptomatic individuals with indication for screening. Methods: A prospective study in a group of patients who underwent colonoscopy between 2012 and... View more
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