A survey of post-polypectomy colonoscopy surveillance knowledge among general practitioners [post]

2019 unpublished
In conclusion, post-polypectomy surveillance schemes are not known to general practitioners with a significant trend towards overuse of surveillance. This causes unnecessary consumption of resources, exposes patients to relatively small, but still a risk related with colonoscopy with no proven benefit for the patient. Therefore, strict adherence to the ESGE guidelines should be pursued to include written recommendation on surveillance program in the final endoscopy report. Nevertheless, efforts
more » ... vertheless, efforts should be made by public health policy makers to increase knowledge of post-polypectomy surveillance schemes among general practitioners. Abbreviations CRC -colorectal cancer GP -general practitioner PSG -polish society of gastroenterology EU -European Union
doi:10.21203/rs.2.15927/v1 fatcat:vmhyy7r2ufbijbdos7nujctjci