screening colonoscopy

screening colonoscopy

GI disease The use of flexible colonoscopy to detect malignant or premalignant colorectal lesions; SC is most cost effective ≥ age 50. See Colonoscopy.
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Each endoscopist should identify one or more adenomatous polyps in at least 25% of men and 15% of women aged >50 years who are undergoing a screening colonoscopy.
No perforations occurred in the 3137 patients who underwent screening colonoscopy.
Results demonstrate that NER1006 achieved high quality bowel cleansing in screening colonoscopy patients, comparable with MOVIPREP[sup.
The study included 1,429 patients 50 to 65 years old who underwent their first screening colonoscopy between 2001 and 2010; and underwent an additional 871 follow-up colonoscopies during a median follow-up of six years.
They created two hypothetical cohorts of 10 million Medicare beneficiaries at average risk for the disease: The first contained patients who had a negative screening colonoscopy at age 55 and the second contained patients who had never been screened for colorectal cancer, said Dr.
A prospective, controlled assessment of factors influencing acceptance of screening colonoscopy.
And Debbie is trying her best to convince others to have a screening colonoscopy.
However, there is a general consensus that the average-risk individual should be offered a screening colonoscopy at the ages of 50, 60 and 70.
McLachlan et al (10) report that anticipated pain, embarrassment and feelings of vulnerability during colonoscopy are stated by patients as being significant barriers to the uptake of screening colonoscopy.
The increase in colorectal screening from <25 percent in the 1980s to 50-60 percent in 2006 can be attributed almost entirely to an increase in the use of screening colonoscopy (Holden et al.
We present a case where terminal ileal intubation carried out during a screening colonoscopy led to the identification and treatment of a pathology that if missed, could have a significantly worsened prognosis.
Screening colonoscopy for the detection of neoplastic lesions in asymptomatic HIV-infected subjects.