Diagnosis and predictors of sessile serrated adenoma

Post written by Dan Li, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Santa Clara, California, USA. In this retrospective cohort study, we sought to investigate whether educational training significantly improved the diagnosis rate of sessile serrated adenoma (SSA) among community gastroenterologists and pathologists. In addition, we also examined patient-level predictors of SSA …

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Endoscopic and molecular characterization of colorectal sessile serrated adenoma/polyps with cytologic dysplasia

Post written by Eiichiro Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Yoshihito Tanaka, MD, and Hiromu Suzuki, MD, PhD, from the Department of Molecular Biology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan, and the Department of Digestive Disease Center, Akita Red Cross Hospital, Akita, Japan. Sessile serrated adenoma/polyps (SSA/Ps), which are precursor lesions of colorectal cancer (CRC) with …

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Editor’s Choice: Presence of small SSPs increases rate of advanced neoplasia

Associate Editor, Dr. Lisa Strate, highlights this article from the August issue "Presence of small sessile serrated polyps increases rate of advanced neoplasia upon surveillance compared with isolated low-risk tubular adenomas" by Joshua Melson, MD, Karen Ma, MD, Saba Arshad, MBBS, et al. Large sessile serrated adenomas are associated with an increased risk of synchronous …

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Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps with cytologic dysplasia

Authors Dr. Nicholas Burgess and Dr. Michael Bourke from Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney in Sydney, NSW, Australia discuss their Thinking Outside the Box article "Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps with cytologic dysplasia: a triple threat for interval cancer" from the August issue. Sessile serrated adenoma/polyps (SSA/P) are now recognized to play an important role …

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