Use, appropriateness, and diagnostic yield of screening colonoscopy: an international observational study (EPAGE).

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BACKGROUND Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) has been shown to decrease mortality. OBJECTIVE To examine determinants associated with having (1) a screening colonoscopy, (2) an appropriate indication for screening, and (3) a significant diagnosis at screening. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Twenty-one endoscopy centers from 11… (More)

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@article{Burnand2006UseAA, title={Use, appropriateness, and diagnostic yield of screening colonoscopy: an international observational study (EPAGE).}, author={Bernard Burnand and Jennifer K Harris and Vincent Wietlisbach and Florian Froehlich and J. Patricia Vader and J. - J. Gonvers}, journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy}, year={2006}, volume={63 7}, pages={1018-26} }