The art of diminutive polypectomy and the tools we use: Is there a best practice?

A key to successful colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention is complete colon polyp removal. The quality of colonoscopy is currently defined by how well we identify neoplastic lesions, as measured by adenoma detection rates (ADRs). A higher ADR correlates with lower rates of interval colon cancers.1 However, the completeness and skills of resection are important factors as well, but they are not current quality metrics and would be an onerous task to measure in daily practice.
Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research

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Colon cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in the United States. Because people with advanced polyps have triple the risk of developing cancer, it's generally recommended that they have a colonoscopy every three years.
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In this study, we aimed at investigating the relationship between diverticula and in vivo colonic features such as total colon length (TCL), using CTC. We also evaluated polyps, neoplastic lesions and the correlation among them. METHODS: This retrospective study considered a series of patients who underwent CTC in our Hospital from 2010 to 2018. We evaluated TCL, the length of each colon segments and sigmoid colon diameter using dedicated software. We verified the presence of diverticula, polyps and neoplasm and measured the number of diverticula using a five-point class scale, evaluating the colonic segments involved...
Source: The British Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Br J Radiol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Device: Use of EverLift;   Device: Without use of EverLift Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
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Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Procedure: Cold forcep polypectomy;   Procedure: Cold snare polypectomy Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
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Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Device: Use of EverLift;   Device: Without use of EverLift Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
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Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Procedure: Cold forcep polypectomy;   Procedure: Cold snare polypectomy Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Device: Use of EverLift;   Device: Without use of EverLift Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Procedure: Cold forcep polypectomy;   Procedure: Cold snare polypectomy Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Device: Use of EverLift;   Device: Without use of EverLift Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Colo-rectal Cancer;   Polyp of Colon;   Adenomatous Polyp of Colon Interventions:   Procedure: Cold forcep polypectomy;   Procedure: Cold snare polypectomy Sponsor:   Stanford University Recruiting
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