Al-Gailani, M.
April 2004
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA41
Academic Journal
This article focuses on an analysis of 2906 colonoscopies with conditions of practice in a district general hospital. The study aimed to identify indications, results, complications, and completion rates for colonoscopy in a district general hospital. Researchers in the study conclude that completion rate is dependant on experience while intra-procedural complications are not. Polyps are the commonest finding while rectal bleeding is the commonest indication for colonoscopy in colorectal cancer diagnosis.


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