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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 21, 2007; 13(31): 4161-4167
Published online Aug 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i31.4161
Table 4 Intervention studies correlating dietary fiber with colorectal neoplasia
ReferenceSettingnInterventionEnd pointOdds ratio of recurrence in intervention groupDietary fiber protective
Alberts et al 2000[30]Postpolypectomy2079CounsellingRecurrent adenoma at 4 yr0.88 (95% CI 0.70-1.11)No
Schatzkin et al 2000[31]Postpolypectomy1429Fiber supplementRecurrent adenoma at 36 mo1.00 (95% CI 0.90-1.12)No
Ishikawa et al 2005[33]Postpolypectomy398Fiber supplementRecurrent adenoma at 4 yr1.31 (95% CI 0.87-1.98)No
Jacobs et al 2006[34]Postpolypectomy3209Fiber supplementRecurrent adenoma0.91 (95% CI 0.78-1.06)No
Pooled from 2 studies