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Problems with the Monitoring of Patients with Colonic Polyps


Csongor Toth, Mircea Ifrim, Ovidiu Hategan, Cris Precup, Gyori Zsolt, Ovidiu Bulzan

Colorectal neoplasm ranks third in incidence and 4th among the most common causes of cancer death worldwide. In Romania, Arad, of all digestive cancers, colorectal cancer is the No. 3, both in incidence - in both men and women - and mortality. Colorectal cancer incidence is estimated to be 10.1 / 100,000 inhabitants in men and 7.3 / 100,000 inhabitants in women.

This paper is a retrospective statistical study, carried out over a period of 5 years. This study includes the monitoring of patients recorded with colonic polyps, within the area of 4 family physician practices. This study was conducted because there was a decrease of addressability (adherence) of patients recorded with having colonic adenomatous polyps. (1)

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