Index Colonoscopy

Known as: Baseline Colonoscopy 
A colonoscopy performed for screening or diagnostic purposes that is used as a baseline procedure to compare with future follow-up colonoscopies.
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1989-2017
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
MAIN RECOMMENDATIONS The following recommendations for post-polypectomy endoscopic surveillance should be applied only after a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS There are limited data on mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC) among patients who have received colonoscopy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVES:Many of the colorectal cancers (CRCs) diagnosed within 3 years after a colonoscopy are likely because of lesions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Colorectal cancers (CRCs) that are detected in patients who have received colonoscopies (interval cancers… (More)
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2008
2008
AIM To determine whether folic acid supplementation will reduce the recurrence of colorectal adenomas, the precursors of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Limited evidence exists to guide the optimal frequency of repeat endoscopic examination for colorectal cancer screening… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND & AIMS Colonoscopic polypectomy is considered effective for preventing colorectal cancer (CRC), but the incidence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE:Prediction of the clinical course of Crohn's disease (CD) is difficult in the long term. Our aim was to determine… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND To eliminate the risk of combustion during electrosurgical procedures and to reduce patient discomfort, carbon dioxide… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND/AIMS Colonoscopy is presently recommended for patients with any benign neoplasm found on sigmoidoscopy. The purpose of… (More)
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