Long-term Use of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors Is Associated With Decreased Incidence of Advanced Adenomatous Colon Polyps

Ramalinga Kedika, Mahir Patel, Helene N. Pena Sahdala, Amar Mahgoub, Daisha Cipher, Ali A. Siddiqui

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Abstract

The long-term use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). The aim of our study was to determine how long-term use of lisinopril influences the development of advanced adenomatous polyps (APs).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e12-e16
JournalJournal of clinical gastroenterology
Volume45
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2011

Keywords

  • Adenomatous polyps
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
  • Colorectal cancer

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