The usefulness of colonoscopy as a screening test for detecting colorectal polyps.

BACKGROUND/AIMS Colonic polyps are the most common lesions encountered during screening colonoscopy. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usefulness of colonoscopy to detect colonic polyps in adults. METHODOLOGY From January 2003 to September 2005, a total of 4,629 adults underwent colonoscopic screening as a part of a health evaluation program… CONTINUE READING