Comparing CT colonography and flexible sigmoidoscopy: a randomised trial within a population-based screening programme.

@article{Regge2017ComparingCC,
  title={Comparing CT colonography and flexible sigmoidoscopy: a randomised trial within a population-based screening programme.},
  author={Daniele Regge and Gabriella Iussich and Nereo Segnan and Loredana Correale and Cesare Hassan and Arrigo Arrigoni and Roberto Asnaghi and Piero Bestagini and Gianmarco Bulighin and Maria Carla Cassinis and Andrea Ederle and Andrea Ferraris and Giovanni Galatola and T. Gallo and Giovanni Gandini and Licia Garretti and Maria Cristina Martina and Daniela Molinar and S. Montemezzi and Lia Morra and Massimiliano Motton and Pietro Occhipinti and Lucia Pinali and Gian Alberto Soardi and Carlo Senore},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2017},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={
          1434-1440
        }
}
IMPORTANCE AND AIMS The role of CT colonography (CTC) as a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test is uncertain. The aim of our trial was to compare participation and detection rate (DR) with sigmoidoscopy (flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS)) and CTC in a screening setting. DESIGN SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS We conducted two randomised clinical trials (RCTs). (1) Participation RCT: individuals, aged 58 years, living in Turin (Italy), were randomly assigned to be invited to FS or CTC screening; (2… CONTINUE READING
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