Colon capsule endoscopy as possible filter test for colonoscopy selection in a screening population with positive fecal immunology.

@article{Holleran2014ColonCE,
  title={Colon capsule endoscopy as possible filter test for colonoscopy selection in a screening population with positive fecal immunology.},
  author={Grainne Holleran and Ronan Leen and Colm O'mor{\'a}in and D McNamara},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          473-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Stool tests are highly useful in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programs; however, they are not as specific as users would like, and place a major burden on resources and subject a number of patients to the risks of invasive optical colonoscopy unnecessarily. Colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) has the potential to reduce the need for optical colonoscopy. To date, the role of CCE in a fecal immunological test (FIT)-based CRC screening program has not been formally… CONTINUE READING

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