[Is flexible sigmoidoscopy as preventive measure for colorectal carcinoma in asymptomatic patients over 45 practicable?].

The efficacy of flexible sigmoidoscopy as a screening method for colorectal cancer is still undetermined, and a reduction in mortality due to this cancer by mass screening has not been demonstrated so far. An important precondition for the practicability of screening sigmoidoscopy is its acceptability by the persons to be screened. Acceptability was tested… CONTINUE READING