Uptake, yield of neoplasia, and adverse effects of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening.

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BACKGROUND A multicentre randomised controlled trial to evaluate screening by "once only" flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) for prevention of bowel cancer is in progress. AIMS To pilot the trial protocol examining rates of attendance, yield of neoplasia, and adverse effects. SUBJECTS A total of 3540 subjects aged 55-64 years in Welwyn Garden City (WGC) and 19… (More)

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@article{Atkin1998UptakeYO, title={Uptake, yield of neoplasia, and adverse effects of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening.}, author={Wendy S. Atkin and Andrew R. Hart and Robert Edwards and Paul G McIntyre and Roger Aubrey and Jane Wardle and Stephen Sutton and Jack Cuzick and John M. A. Northover}, journal={Gut}, year={1998}, volume={42 4}, pages={560-5} }