Al-Gailani, M.
April 2004
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA41
Academic Journal
This article focuses on a study related to appropriateness of colonoscopy and barium enema in the investigation of colorectal diseases. Appropriateness of barium enema and colonoscopy in the diagnosis of colorectal disease is essential for the rational utilization of available resources in NHS. In TGH 26% of colonoscopies were inappropriate. The study concludes that colonoscopy completion rates are to be improved by paying attention to adequacy of bowel preparation and better training for colonoscopist.


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