proctosigmoidoscopy


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proctosigmoidoscopy

 [prok″to-sig″moi-dos´kah-pe]
examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with the sigmoidoscope.

proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py

(prok'tō-sig'moy-dos'kŏ-pē),
Direct inspection through a sigmoidoscope of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid + G. skopeō, to view]

proctosigmoidoscopy

/proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py/ (-sig″moi-dos´ko-pe) examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with the sigmoidoscope.

proctosigmoidoscopy

(prŏk′tō-sĭg′moi-dŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Direct inspection of the rectum and the sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.

proctosigmoidoscopy

[prok′tōsig′moidos′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, proktos + sigmoid + skopein, to view
the use of a sigmoidoscope to examine the internal lumen of the rectum and pelvic colon.

proctosigmoidoscopy

GI disease Examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with a sigmoidoscope. See Proctology.

proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py

(prok'tō-sig'moyd-os'kŏ-pē)
Direct inspection through a sigmoidoscope of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid + G. skopeō, to view]

Proctosigmoidoscopy

A visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.
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Among those earning <$15,000 annually, 35% reported a DRE, and 24% reported a proctosigmoidoscopy; among those earning >$50,000 annually, 55% reported a DRE, and 35% reported a proctosigmoidoscopy.
Although FOBT data were available only from four states, because the use of DRE and proctosigmoidoscopy in these states was not substantially different from the nationwide average, the FOBT data may be representative of the national average.
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