Second-Look Colonoscopies and the Impact on Capacity in FIT-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening

@article{Grobbee2015SecondLookCA,
  title={Second-Look Colonoscopies and the Impact on Capacity in FIT-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening},
  author={Esm{\'e}e J. Grobbee and Atija Kapidzic and A. J. Hanneke van Vuuren and Monique E. van Leerdam and Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar and Caspar W. N. Looman and Marco J Bruno and Ernst J Kuipers and Manon V M C W Spaander},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={110},
  pages={1072-1077}
}
Objectives:Fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) and colonoscopy are tandem procedures in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. A positive FIT predicts advanced neoplasia (AN) that requires endoscopic detection and removal. En bloc or piecemeal resection of AN is associated with a significant rate of residual or recurrent neoplasia. Second-look colonoscopies are… CONTINUE READING