Long pediatric colonoscope versus intermediate length adult colonoscope for colonoscopy.

@article{Hsieh2008LongPC,
  title={Long pediatric colonoscope versus intermediate length adult colonoscope for colonoscopy.},
  author={Y H Hsieh and An-Liang Zhou and Hwai-Jeng Lin},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 7 Pt 2},
  pages={e7-e10}
}
BACKGROUND Controversy exists on how the length and diameter of colonoscopes affect the quality of colonoscopy. The aim of this study was to compare a long pediatric colonoscope with an intermediate length adult colonoscope with regards to completion rate and cecal intubation time. Whether either scope may be more efficient in any subgroups was also investigated. METHODS Asymptomatic patients admitted to the physical check-up department of Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital were included… CONTINUE READING