A "resect and discard" policy has been proposed for diminutive polyps detected by screening colonoscopy, because hyperplastic and adenomatous polyps can be distinguished, in vivo, by using narrow-band imaging (NBI). We modeled the cost-effectiveness of this policy.

A resect and discard strategy would improve cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening

Hassan, Cesare;
2010-01-01

Abstract

A "resect and discard" policy has been proposed for diminutive polyps detected by screening colonoscopy, because hyperplastic and adenomatous polyps can be distinguished, in vivo, by using narrow-band imaging (NBI). We modeled the cost-effectiveness of this policy.
2010
Aged
Aged
80 and over
Colonic Polyps
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Neoplasms
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Early Detection of Cancer
Histocytochemistry
Humans
Middle Aged
Models
Statistical
United States
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