Surveillance endoscopy for endoscopic resection of ampullary adenomas

How often is surveillance endoscopy performed on patients who have undergone endoscopic resection of ampullary adenomas? 

Patients who have undergone endoscopic management of ampullary adenomas should have regular endoscopic surveillance for the detection of recurrent dysplasia with both a forward- and a side-viewing endoscope. Follow-up endoscopy and multiple biopsies should be performed every 6 months for a minimum of 2 years with repeated endoscopic examinations at 3-year intervals.


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