Impact of video colonoscopy on stage and outcome of patients with symptomatic colorectal cancer

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BACKGROUND Double-contrast barium enema still is regarded by many as the investigation of choice for patients with large bowel symptoms. The aim of this study was to compare the stage and outcome of patients with colorectal cancer diagnosed by video colonoscopy (VC) and barium enema (BE) in a single institution. METHODS Between July 1997 and December 2001… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-004-9225-y

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