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A 70-year-old male asked:

Had 2 colonoscopies. one with some high grade dysplasia on small part of colon wall near liver but no cancer. path asked 4 rpt. ihad low grade dysp. path now wants a virtual ct. my gastro thinks its an over reach & 6 mt surveillance called 4. thought?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
You should follow the gastroenterologist's advice. Pathologist only reads the biopsy result, does not have the authority of ordering test or making clinical decision. I hope Dr. Singh, the main pathologist of this forum, concurs with my opinion.
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