[Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy: risk of isolated right colon lesions].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer is an important cause of death in western countries. Screening methods are based on flexible sigmoidoscopy, a cheap, effective, and less painful procedure, but some important lesions on the right colon can be missed. AIM Evaluate how many important lesions would be missed if colonoscopy indicated only for patients with distal… (More)

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@article{Nakao2001ColonoscopyOS, title={[Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy: risk of isolated right colon lesions].}, author={Frank Shigueo Nakao and Marcelo de Sousa Cury and {\^A}ngelo Paulo Ferrari}, journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia}, year={2001}, volume={38 3}, pages={168-71} }