Article Abstract

Management of malignant colorectal polyps—how to decide if polypectomy is enough?

Authors: Mariane Gouvea Monteiro de Camargo, Emre Gorgun


Among adults 50 years of age and older, the use of colonoscopy as a method of screening for colorectal cancer increased from 19.1% in 2000 to 60.3% in 2015 (1). Since the number of patients being screened with colonoscopy has raised, more polyps will be diagnosed and removed.