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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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MONTANO-RUEDA, Karla N. et al. Colorectal Polyps Diagnosed by Endoscopy and its Pathological Results Gastroenterological Institute Bolivian Japanesse, Cochabamba, Bolivia. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2009, vol.12, n.2, pp.12-14. ISSN 1817-7433.

Polyps are one of the most common conditions affecting the colon and rectum and are found in a significant proportion of the adult population.Although most polyps are benign, is well-founded the idea that exists a relationship between sme polyps and cancer, that's why our general objective is to determine the incidence of endoscopically diagnosed colorectal polyps and anatomical results pathology of patients treated in Bolivian Japanesse Gastroenterological Institute during the period comprised between 15 July 2006 and 15 July 2008. This study is a descriptive, cross-sectional, using a sample of 119 patients diagnosed and registered with intestinal polyps in the place and time mentioned above, which we obtained the following results: 73 patients (61%) were females, the interval of most affected age was 45-65 years with 41 patients (34%), 55 patients (46%) had polyps in the rectum, 95 patients (80%) of patients had one polyp, colonoscopy was the most widely used diagnostic method in 80 patients (67%), 54 patients (45%) cases Yamada I polyps, endoscopic polypectomy was the conduct performed in 92 patients (77%), 77 patients (65%) were adenomatous polyps, and these 62 patients (81 %) were adenomatous tubular, 42 patients (35%) had dysplasia, 68 patients (57%) of the above are small dysplasia and 1 patient (1 %) cases were diagnosed with cancer.

Palabras clave : polyps; colorectal neoplasms; polypectomy.

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