PERFORMANCE AT SCREENING FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY: A NEW VIDEO ASSESSMENT TOOL
- QUALITY OF PERFORMANCE AT SCREENING FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY CORRELATES WITH ADENOMA DETECTION RATES. Thomas-Gibson, S.; Swain, D.; Schofield, G.; Saunder, B. P.; Atkin, W. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA8
Adenoma detection rates (ADR) at screening flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) are known to be variable. Authors have previously described an objective performance score for screening FS based on video footage. Video footage from 260 FS cases was selected from 40000 cases from Flexible Sigmoidoscopy...
- Hyperplastic Colon Polyps--Are They Markers? Wayne, Jerome D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/1/88, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p851
Comments on a study by E. Achkar and W. Carey on small polyps found during fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy in asymptomatic patients. Prevalence of hyperplastic polyps in several autopsy findings; Issue on whether hyperplastic polyp is a marker that predicts the population subset with proximal adenomas.
- Colonoscopy for small adenomatous polyps. SADOVSKY, RICHARD // American Family Physician;1/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p179
Presents a summary of the study `Is colonoscopy indicated for small adenomas found by screening flexible sigmoidoscopy?,' by M. B. Wallace, et al from the `Annals of Internal Medicine' dated August 15, 1998.
- Even tiny rectosigmoid adenomas warrant colonoscopy. // Modern Medicine;Apr97, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p54
Presents an abstract of the article `Importance of Adenomas 5mm or less in Diameter that Are Detected by Sigmoidoscopy,' by T.E. Read, J.D. Read et al, from the January 2, 1997 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Recommendation for colonoscopy for asymptomatic average-risk patients...
- Endoscopic sigmoidopexy: a safer way to treat sigmoid volvulus? Choi, D.; Carter, R. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Feb98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p64
Examines the effectiveness of endoscopic sigmoidopexy in treating sigmoid volvulus. Equipments use in the endoscopic technique; Use of sigmoidoscopy in identifying the volvulus apex; Importance of rigid sigmoidoscopy on sigmoid volvulus reduction.
- IS THE UK GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY TRAINING ADEQUATE? THE TRAINER'S AND TRAINEE'S PERSPECTIVES. Mahmood, T.; Darzi, A.; Boucier-Hayes, D.; Bann, S. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA6
Objectives: To measure the training standards in gastrointestinal endoscopy from the perspective of the specialist registrars (SpRs) and the trainers. Design: Content validated, computer coded, mailed questionnaire. Setting: Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College of Medicine, London....
- Underuse of Screening Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy in a Large Cohort of US Adults. Chao, Ann; Connell, Cari J.; Cokkinides, Vilma; Jacobs, Eric J.; Calle, Eugenia E.; Thun, Michael J. // American Journal of Public Health;Oct2004, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p1775
Objectives. We examined the prevalence of endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy) by indication and by demographic and lifestyle factors. Methods. We analyzed cross-sectional data collected in 1997 from participants aged 50 years and older in the Cancer Prevention Study (CPS) II Nutrition...
- How To Become Trained in an Endoscopic Procedure after the Fellowship Program. Waye, Jerome D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1986, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p611
Discusses the problem facing physicians in the U.S. on how to become trained in an endoscopic procedure after they finish fellowship program. Pilot program provided by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for teaching flexible fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy to interested physicians;...
- Endoscopy III. // Gut;2015 Supplement1, Vol. 64, pA405
The article presents abstracts on endoscopy including yield of pathology from flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) in patients under 40 years, endoscopic mucosal resection of colonic polyps and use of Self-Expandable Metal Stents (SEMS) for management of variceal haemorrhage.