Effect of a rapid access flexible sigmoidoscopy clinic on the yield of early stage rectal cancer
- Retroflexion of the sigmoidoscope for the detection of rectal cancer. Esber, Edward J.; Yang, Peter // American Family Physician;5/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p1709
Discusses flexible sigmoidoscopy, a procedure commonly used by primary care physicians for the evaluation of rectal disorders and for colorectal screening. Improvement of views of the anorectum and rectal vault by retroflexion of the endoscope; Cases of rectal lesions not detected when flexible...
- Non- or full-laxative CT colonography vs. endoscopic tests for colorectal cancer screening: A randomised survey comparing public perceptions and intentions to undergo testing. Ghanouni, Alex; Halligan, Steve; Plumb, Andrew; Boone, Darren; Wardle, Jane; Wagner, Christian // European Radiology;Jul2014, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p1477
Objectives: Compare public perceptions and intentions to undergo colorectal cancer screening tests following detailed information regarding CT colonography (CTC; after non-laxative preparation or full-laxative preparation), optical colonoscopy (OC) or flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS). Methods: A...
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy for Colorectal Cancer Screening. Brett, Allan S. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/13/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 6, p601
The author comments on the use of flexible sigmoidoscopy in screening for colorectal cancer. Topics discussed include the article "The effect of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality: a randomized clinical trial" by Dr. Oyvind Holme, colonoscopy as the...
- Rectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Glimelius, B.; Påhlman, L.; Cervantes, A. // Annals of Oncology;May2010, Vol. 21 Issue suppl_5, pv82
The article focuses on the clinical practice guidelines of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) for the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up treatment of rectal cancer. It states that the diagnosis of rectal cancer is based on a digital rectal test which includes rigid sigmoidoscopy...
- Risk of Advanced Proximal Neoplasms According to Distal Colorectal Findings: Comparison of Sigmoidoscopy-Based Strategies. Castells, Antoni; Bessa, Xavier; Quintero, Enrique; Bujanda, Luis; Cubiella, Joaquín; Salas, Dolores; Lanas, Ángel; Carballo, Fernando; Morillas, Juan Diego; Hernández, Cristina; Jover, Rodrigo; Montalvo, Isabel; Arenas, Juan; Cosme, Ángel; Hernández, Vicent; Iglesias, Begoña; Castro, Inés; Cid, Lucía; Sala, Teresa; Ponce, Marta // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;6/19/2013, Vol. 105 Issue 12, p878
Background Screening for colorectal cancer with sigmoidoscopy benefits from the fact that distal findings predict the risk of advanced proximal neoplasms (APNs).This study was aimed at comparing the existing strategies of postsigmoidoscopy referral to colonoscopy in terms of accuracy and...
- Automated reminders and increasing intense support increased uptake of colorectal cancer screening. Green, B. B.; Fletcher, Robert H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/18/2013, Vol. 158 Issue 12, pJC8
The article presents an overview of a randomized controlled trial which examined the use of stepped-intensity interventions including electronic health record(EHR)-linked reminders in patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). The EHR data used in the trial reveal that patients were subjected to...
- SCREENING FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY AND INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT. Ballas, Michael T.; Markert, Ronald J.; Oler, Michael J. // Journal of Family Practice;Jun1995, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p535
A letter to the editor is presented about screening flexible sigmoidoscopies.
- SCREENING SIGMOIDOSCOPIES. Faber, Clinton // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1994, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p11
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Screening Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in a Low-Risk, Highly Screened Population," by M. S. Sakamoto, J. M. Schlumpherger, and J. H. Hara, in the volume 38, 1994 issue.
- SCREENING SIGMOIDOSCOPIES. Sakamoto, Milton S.; Hara, Jimmy H.; Schlumpberger, Jay M. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1994, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p12
A response by Milton S. Sakamoto, Jay M. Schlumpherger, and Jimmy H. Hara to a letter to the editor about their article "Screening Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in a Low-Risk, Highly Screened Population," in the volume 38, 1994 issue is presented.
- To the Editor. Erzingatsian, Krikor // World Journal of Surgery;Apr2005, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p543
Presents a letter to the editor appreciating a previously published article on mesosigmoidoplasty conducted in Malawi.