How many endoscopies are performed for colorectal cancer screening? Results from CDC's survey of endoscopic capacity.

@article{Seeff2004HowME,
  title={How many endoscopies are performed for colorectal cancer screening? Results from CDC's survey of endoscopic capacity.},
  author={Laura C. Seeff and Thomas B. Richards and Jean A. Shapiro and Marion R. Nadel and Diane L. Manninen and Leslie S. Given and Fred B. Dong and Linda D Winges and Matthew T. McKenna},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 6},
  pages={
          1670-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Estimates of the current number of endoscopic colorectal cancer screening and follow-up examinations being performed are limited. A national study was therefore conducted among US physician practices. METHODS Approximately 1800 medical practices were surveyed from a list of all practices known to have purchased or leased lower endoscopic equipment between 1996 and 2000. Questions were asked regarding the current number of lower endoscopic procedures performed and the… CONTINUE READING
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