Is anaemia a correct indication to colonoscopy in elderly patients?

@inproceedings{Cirillo2009IsAA,
  title={Is anaemia a correct indication to colonoscopy in elderly patients?},
  author={Michele Cirillo and Nicola Gennarelli and Alessandra Maria Calogero and Chiara Fedele and Concetta Mattera and Raffaele de Falco and Roberto Lobello},
  year={2009}
}
Materials and methods Were analyzed 1521 colonoscopies performed in last two years, from January 2007 to September 2008, in our Unit of Digestive Endoscopy. Two hundred ninety two pts (19.2%) had age ≥70 years. The indications, colonoscopy completion rate, endoscopic findings, complications and therapeutic consequences were evaluated. Sedation was used in… CONTINUE READING