IMPROVING COLONOSCOPY COMPLETION RATES: THE IMPACT OF AUDIT
- The Endorsement: The Colonoscopy. Raab, Scott // Esquire;Jun2003, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p28
Presents information on colonoscopy. Effect of colonoscopy on a person; Ways of starting a colonoscopy.
- Pitfalls of Using Administrative Data for Research. Lieberman, David // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p1506
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses several topics related to administrative data on colonoscopy.
- INPATIENT COLONOSCOPY AND FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPYâ€”AN INFERIOR SERVICE? Metcalf, C.; Graham, R.; Macfarlane, B.; Meyrick-Thomas, J.; Dracup, S.; McNeice, J.; Leahy, A. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA77
Introduction: A recent retrospective audit of 3455 colonoscopies within our unit found that non-elective inpatient procedures were less likely to be completed to the caecum (77%) than in outpatients (89%). Despite this finding, abnormal examinations were more common in inpatients. Endoscopists...
- Quality of colonoscopy reporting: a process of care study Robertson, Douglas J.; Lawrence, Laura B.; Shaheen, Nicholas J.; Baron, John A.; Paskett, Electra; Petrelli, Nicholas J.; Sandler, Robert S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2002, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p2651
OBJECTIVE:Several groups have developed guidelines for specific content necessary in endoscopic procedure reports. Little information is available assessing adherence to reporting recommendations, and little is known about common reporting errors. The aim of this study was to assess the quality...
- SMART Medical in alliance with Pentax. // Medical Device Daily;12/5/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 234, p3
The article reports on a strategic alliance in endoscopic imaging of endoscopy products developer SMART Medical Systems and endoscopic imaging devices and solutions provider Pentax Medical in 2013.
- Is early colonoscopy after admission for acute diverticular bleeding needed? Smoot, Rory L.; Gostout, Christopher J.; Rajan, Elizabeth; Pardi, Darrell S.; Schleck, Cathy D.; Harmsen, William S.; Zinsmeister, Alan R.; Nolte, Theresa; Melton, L. J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p1996
: ObjectivesUrgent colonoscopy has been proposed for the diagnosis and management of acute colonic diverticular bleeding. Identification of active bleeding and nonbleeding stigmata facilitates diagnosis and endoscopic therapy, but it is unclear whether urgent colonoscopy after presentation...
- Magnetic colonoscope imaging. // Caribbean Health;Apr2001, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p29
The article offers information on the non-radiographical imaging device to display the position of the colonoscope to straighten the loops easily in London, England. It has been said that in magnetic endoscopic imaging (MEI) a pulsed magnetic field is generated by coils positioned at 10...
- ASSESSING RESECTION MARGINS USING HIGH MAGNIFICATION CHROMOSCOPY FOR 'EN-BLOCK' COLORECTAL ENDOSCOPIC MUCOSAL RESECTION OF FLAT LESIONS: A USEFUL TOOL FOR PREDICTING REMNANT TISSUE. Hurlstone, D.P.; Shorthouse, A.J.; Adam, I.; Brown, S.; Cross, S.S.; Korulla, C.; Davies, R.; Lobo, A.J.I. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA23
Introduction: EMR in parallel with high resolution chromoscopic colonoscopy (HRCC) may permit safer and more accurate resection practice. Residual tumour or a disrupted, incomplete resection interface can be difficult to detect with conventional endoscopic techniques. Aim:To evaluate the...
- COLONOSCOPY IS SAFE WITH HIGH PROCEDURAL SUCCESS RATE AND DIAGNOSTIC YIELD IN PATIENTS AGED 80 YEARS AND OVER. Punjabi, K.; Ishaq, S.; Jammalamadaka, D.; Kuar, S.; Geoghegan, M.; Singh, P. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA110
Introduction: Clinicians are reluctant to refer elderly patients for colonoscopy because of a perception of significant risk of complications and procedural failure in this age group. Methods: Data were collected prospectively over a 2 year period on indications, sedation, crude and adjusted...