colonic polyp


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POLYPS: Polyps in the colon, seen endoscopically

colonic polyp

An abnormal tissue growth within the lumen of the colon. It may be benign or malignant. See: illustration
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Extensive testing by radiologists has demonstrated that the use of VeraLook improved reader sensitivity to all colonic polyps 6mm or larger in size in a statistically significant manner and particularly for smaller, more easily missed polyps and pre-cancerous polyps which can develop into malignancies over time.
CEQ508 targets beta-catenin, a key oncogene implicated in the formation of colonic polyps and in the progression of polyps to colorectal cancer.
PHILADELPHIA -- New evidence that insulin and related hormones promote the growth of colonic polyps and colorectal neoplasia came from two studies reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.
Colonic polyps, for instance, can be visualized during endoscopy and removed before they become malignant.
VeraLook[TM], a Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) technology is designed to support detection of colonic polyps in conjunction with Colon Cancer screening via CT Colonography or "Virtual Colonoscopy*", the procedure President Obama recently had as part of his annual physical.
Advanced adenomatous colonic polyps were considered to be true-positive results.
0 Colon allows radiologists to read computer tomography (CT) scans for the detection of colonic polyps, which may be the precursors of colon cancer.
The overall sensitivity was 75% and the specificity was 81% in a metaanalysis of 39 studies comparing CT or MR colonography for colonic polyps or cancer with colonoscopy, Dr.
In this study, 86 patients with colonic polyps were treated with balsalazide (3 gm daily) or placebo for six months.
Tissue Apposition System (TAS) - New Technology to Minimize Surgery for Endoscopically Unresectable Colonic Polyps (Podium Presentation) - Concluded the TAS, a novel technology developed by Ethicon Endo-Surgery for the endoscopic placement of sutures, can be used safely to close a defect in the colon under laparoscopic control.
The MedicColon software has the ability to identify, characterize and classify colonic polyps to enable the earliest detection of potential colon cancer.