Evaluation of colonoscopy data for colorectal polyps and associated histopathological findings

Shahmoradi, Mohammad Kazem and Soleimaninejad, Maryam and Sharifian, Masoud (2020) Evaluation of colonoscopy data for colorectal polyps and associated histopathological findings. Annals of Medicine and Surgery.

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Background: Adenomas of colon and rectal are frequent colonoscopically found benign lesions. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence of polyps among patients referred for colonoscopy and associated histopathological findings. Methods: In this retrospective study, patients referred for colonoscopy at Shahid Madani Hospital from were enrolled. The records of the patients were evaluated for demographic data, polyp status along with size and location and type and histopathological findings of the polyps. The data obtained were statistically analyzed using SPSSv22. Results: Among 1600 patients who underwent colonoscopy, 260 were positive with polyps. The main symptom among these patients was lower gastrointestinal bleeding 44.2%. The average size of the polyps was 5.68 ± 2.66 and the incidence was significantly greatest among the age group of 51–65 years, p < 0.01. The commonest sites polyps were sigmoid and descending colon, 28.6% and 23.2%, respectively. Adenomatous polyps were the most frequent type, 58.3%. The morphology and pathology of the polyps were significantly associated with each other, p < 0.01. Conclusion: Our study evaluates the retrospective data for polyp findings among colonoscopy patients. Early diagnosis of polyps can provide better therapeutic outcomes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2020 03:52
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2020 03:52
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2247

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