Rates of New or Missed Colorectal Cancer After Barium Enema and Their Risk Factors: A Population-Based Study

OBJECTIVE:Double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) is widely used in clinical practice to detect colorectal cancer (CRC). Our objective was to evaluate the rate of new or missed CRC following DCBE and the associated risk factors in a population-based study.METHODS:All patients (≥20 yr old) with a new diagnosis of CRC between April 1, 1997, and March 31, 2004, in… (More)