Hisamatsu T1, Ohno A1, Chiba T2.
Dig Endosc. 2017 Nov 27. doi: 10.1111/den.12992. [Epub ahead of print]
Ulcerative colitis (UC) associated colorectal cancer (CRC) is an important issue in long-term management of patients with UC. Lesions with chronic inflammatory mucosa as background may often be difficult to identify even by endoscopic observation. Traditionally, a random biopsy strategy was recommended, but problems with patient compliance, increased burden on endoscopic staff and pathologists, were left. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
1 Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kyorin University School of Medicine.
2 Department of Pathology, Kyorin University School of Medicine.