Rigid videosigmoidoscopy vs conventional sigmoidoscopy. A randomized controlled study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Not only is rigid sigmoidoscopy uncomfortable for patients, but visualisation of the rectosigmoid junction and sigmoid colon is successful in only 40-70% of examinations. A novel fine-bore rigid videosigmoidoscope is described and then compared with a rigid conventional sigmoidoscope for patient discomfort and length of insertion. METHOD A… (More)

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