Miss rate for colorectal neoplastic polyps: a prospective multicenter study of back-to-back video colonoscopies.

@article{Heresbach2008MissRF,
  title={Miss rate for colorectal neoplastic polyps: a prospective multicenter study of back-to-back video colonoscopies.},
  author={Denis Heresbach and Thierry Barrioz and Marie Georges Lapalus and Dimitri Coumaros and Paul Bauret and Pascal Potier and Denis Sautereau and Christian Bousti{\`e}re and J. C. Grimaud and Claude Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my and J S See and Ilham Serraj and Pierre N D'halluin and Bernard Branger and Thierry Ponchon},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={284-90}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIM Polyp miss rates during colonoscopy have been calculated in a few tandem or back-to-back colonoscopy studies. Our objective was to assess the adenoma miss rate while limiting technique or operator expertise biases, i. e. by performing a large multicenter study, with same-day back-to-back video colonoscopy, done by two different operators in randomized order and blinded to the other examination. PATIENTS AND METHODS 294 patients at 11 centers were included. Among the… CONTINUE READING

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