Predictors of Colorectal Cancer After Negative Colonoscopy: A Population-Based Study

@article{Singh2010PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of Colorectal Cancer After Negative Colonoscopy: A Population-Based Study},
  author={H. Singh and Z. Nugent and S. Mahmud and A. Demers and C. Bernstein},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={105},
  pages={663-673}
}
  • H. Singh, Z. Nugent, +2 authors C. Bernstein
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • OBJECTIVES:A higher proportion of colorectal neoplasia among women occurs in the proximal colon, which might be more frequently missed by colonoscopy. There are no data on predictors of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) after a negative colonoscopy in usual clinical practice. We evaluated gender differences and predictors of CRC occurring after a negative colonoscopy.METHODS:All individuals 40 years or older with negative colonoscopy were identified from Manitoba's provincial physicians… CONTINUE READING
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