Sessile serrated polyps: Cancer risk and appropriate surveillance

Rohit Makkar, Rish K. Pai, Carol A. Burke

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Sessile serrated polyps are a recently recognized type of neoplastic polyp that develops along a molecular pathway different from that of conventional adenomas. While the clinical significance of the serrated pathway to colorectal cancer is clear, further study is needed to understand a patient's lifetime colorectal cancer risk posed by serrated neoplasms andthe optimal postpolypectomy surveillance interval.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)865-871
Number of pages7
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2012

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  • Medicine(all)


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