Sigmoidoscopes

Known as: Sigmoidoscope 
A thin, tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the colon. A sigmoidoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES:Flat and depressed colorectal lesions are now reported in Western populations. The malignant potential, anatomical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Transanal endoscopic microsurgery is a new technique that has not yet found its place in routine practice. The procedure… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The objectives of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial are to determine in screenees ages 55-74 at… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS The use of nurse endoscopists to perform flexible sigmoidoscopy is expanding, increasing the availability of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Case-control studies have demonstrated that screening by sigmoidoscopy is effective in reducing mortality from… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The efficacy of sigmoidoscopic screening in reducing mortality from colorectal cancer remains uncertain. A randomized… (More)
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1982
1982
Seventy-eight patients referred to a specialist clinic for investigation of large-bowel symptoms were examined with the flexible… (More)
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1982
1982
The control of colorectal cancer has become increasingly important because of its high incidence in the United States of more… (More)
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1979
1979
The results obtained from 1,012 examinations in an on-going, cooperative study indicate that the overall yield provided by use of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The effects of inflating a balloon introduced through a sigmoidoscope to 35 cm in the pelvic colon have been observed and… (More)
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