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Strategies needed to increase follow-up colonoscopies after advanced adenoma removal



Surveillance colonoscopies completed within the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force recommended 3-year interval following the removal of high-risk adenomas appear underutilized and vary by patient age and health care system location, according to results of a population-based study.
“When a patient is found to have some of these higher-risk findings, guidelines recommend that they come back for another colonoscopy in 3 years,” Jessica Chubak, PhD, a senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, said in a press release. “This is called surveillance

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