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Surveillance colonoscopy findings in older adults with a history of colorectal adenomas

JAMA Network Open

2024-04-02
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About The Study: In this study of 9,740 surveillance colonoscopies among 9,601 adults ages 70 to 85 with prior colorectal adenoma, colorectal cancer detection was rare regardless of prior adenoma finding, whereas the advanced neoplasia yield was 12% overall. Yields were higher among those with a prior advanced adenoma than among those with prior nonadvanced adenoma and did not increase significantly with age. These findings can help inform whether to continue surveillance colonoscopy in older adults. 

Authors: Jeffrey K. Lee, M.D., M.P.H., of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.4611)

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[Press-News.org] Surveillance colonoscopy findings in older adults with a history of colorectal adenomas
JAMA Network Open