Nechama Chorev

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Successful colonoscopy depends on good preparation of the colon before the procedure. Inadequate preparation may lead to cancelled or repeat procedures and compromise patient safety, quality of care, and cost effectiveness. The primary aim of this study was to isolate factors that affect preparation success, especially in older, more severely ill, bedridden(More)
BACKGROUND Open access gastroscopy allows physicians to refer patients for endoscopic procedures without a prior consultation. OBJECTIVES To compare the safety and efficacy of OAG with gastroscopy performed after a gastroenterological consultation. METHODS Patients referred for gastroscopy directly (open access) or after consultation with a(More)
The colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program in Israel offers the average-risk population fecal occult blood tests from the age of 50 years. Compliance, however, is very low, reaching only 6% of eligible persons in 2005. Our aim in this study was to describe the results of an improved CRC screening program directed at the in-house staff of Beilinson(More)
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