Here is an article about the flat polyps.  We look for these polyps during every colonoscopy and remove them if present.   Blogged by:  Steven Pletcher, MD

 From Reuters Health Information

Serrated Colorectal Lesions Hard to Spot on Colonoscopy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health)

Jun 28 - Serrated lesions of the colorectum, once thought benign, may in fact give rise to a third of all colorectal cancers  -- but they are more difficult to detect than conventional adenomatous lesions, according to a new consensus report.


Am J Gastroenterol 2012.