Success rate and duration of paediatric outpatient colonoscopy.

@article{Mamula2005SuccessRA,
  title={Success rate and duration of paediatric outpatient colonoscopy.},
  author={Peter Mamula and Jonathan E. Markowitz and Kristin Neiswender and Robert N Baldassano and Chris A. Liacouras},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={877-81}
}
BACKGROUND The paediatric colonoscopy completion rates have rarely been reported. AIMS We sought to evaluate colonoscopy completion rate and compare the rates using colonoscope versus enteroscope. METHODS We prospectively investigated 60 patients who underwent colonoscopy between July 1999 and June 2001. The following data were collected: demographics, type of endoscope used, extent of colonoscopy, indication for procedure, histology, adverse events and time to reach the caecum and the… CONTINUE READING

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Sixty colonoscopies were performed during the study period , 30 with an enteroscope and 30 with a colonoscope .
Sixty colonoscopies were performed during the study period , 30 with an enteroscope and 30 with a colonoscope .
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