Colorectal Polyp; Albania
Background: In Western countries the most common polyps are adenomatous.(1)There are no studies from Albania regarding of polyps in colorectal area.
Objectives: Our aim was to evaluate the predominant colorectal polyps in our two centers of Albania.
Material and Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the pathology reports of colonoscopies during a five-year study (2008 - 2013).
Results: During these years, patients with colorectal polyps were referred to these two centers. The most common types of polyps were adenomatous 300 (72.99%), followed by hyperplastic 69 (16.78%), inflammatory25 (6.08 %) and juvenile 17 (4.13%).
Discussion: Adenomatous polyps are the most frequently found polyps in our study. There are no studies from Albaniaregarding the distribution of different types of colorectal polyps. Therefore in this study we tried to evaluate the frequency of colorectal polyps concerning their type, age and gender.
COLON POLYPS IN ALBANIAN POPULATIONInternational Journal of Oncology, 1:1 (18 November 2014)
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