By Robert Lev
Adenomatous Polyps of the Colon: Pathobiological and Clinical Features consolidates the mammoth physique of simple technological know-how and scientific facts linked to adenomatous polyps of the colon, a lot of it encouraged through the conclusion that the majority colorectal carcinomas appear to come up in such polyps. This publication strives to judge those info, with specific emphasis on their implications for administration of polyp-bearing matters. themes comprehensively explored comprise anatomy and histology of the conventional colon; pathologic features of adenomatous polyps, differential prognosis, and grading schemes for measure of dysplasia and villosity; adenomatous polyposes; histologic and epidemiologic proof for the malignant strength of adenomatous polyps; and detection and administration, with certain cognizance to endoscopy, endoscopic polypectomy, the malignant polyp, and post-polypectomy surveillance schedules.
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