Is endoscopic surveillance required after the removal of a gastric polyp

Is endoscopic surveillance required after the removal of a gastric polyp? 

Surveillance endoscopy is not necessary after the adequate sampling or the excision of a nondysplastic polyp. Gastric polyps with HGD or early gastric cancer necessitate individualized surveillance programs. Surveillance endoscopy should begin 1 year after removal of all adenomatous gastric polyps to assess for any recurrence or new or previously missed polyps. If the initial surveillance examination is negative, then repeat endoscopy should be repeated no earlier than every 3 to 5 years.

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