Variation among endoscopy units in the achievement of the standards of colonoscopic performance indicators.


BACKGROUND/AIMS To assess the achievement of quality standards of colonoscopy at six endoscopy units. METHODOLOGY Three indicators were used to assess the quality of 1056 colonoscopies performed at six hospitals: cecal intubation; adequate colon cleansing; and removal and recovery of all detected polyps. Analyses were performed on the total number of… (More)


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