The risk of perforation during colonoscopy is 5.8 per 10,000, while bleeding occurs in 2.4 per 1,000 colonoscopies, according to a committee report from the American Society ... The review included nine studies of colonoscopy-associated mortality, which
All physical examination findings, including vital signs, are normal. When should this patient's next surveillance colonoscopy take place? ... Colonoscopy is the preferred modality for surveillance in patients with a personal history of colon cancer.
Physical examination findings are unremarkable. Which of the following is the most appropriate time to repeat colonoscopy? ... Patients with large (10 mm) or dysplastic sessile serrated polyps or traditional serrated adenomas should undergo colonoscopy
Colonoscopy using computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) may allow clinicians to better distinguish diminutive polyps that require resection from those that do not, a study found. ... Researchers in Japan performed a single-group, open-label, prospective study
Black patients were more likely than white patients to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer between screening colonoscopies, a recent study found. ... The population-based cohort study included Medicare patients ages 65 to 75 years who received screening
One recent study used an iPad app to incorporate a decision aid for colorectal cancer screening, while another study looked at colonoscopy among U.S. ... They added that the subgroup analysis of colonoscopy indication was limited by a relatively small
result and follow-up colonoscopy was associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. ... The second study highlighted the importance of timely follow-up colonoscopy after a positive FIT.
Replacing clopidogrel with a placebo for a week before colonoscopy did not significantly reduce postpolypectomy bleeding, according to a randomized trial of 387 patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) from Hong Kong. ... All patients resumed
28. Among 116 patients, 57 were randomized to the capsule group and 59 to the colonoscopy group. ... One hundred five patients, 53 in the capsule group and 52 in the colonoscopy group, completed the trial.
Colonoscopy outreach increased CRC screening more than FIT outreach; both were better than usual care
FIT completion rates were low at each step: Only 33% of patients with positive results on screening FIT had colonoscopy. ... This would add another reason to choose colonoscopy, despite its up-front cost, small risk, and 1-time inconvenience.