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colonoscopy

Known as: Lower gastrointestinal tract examination, Colonscopia, colonoscopy procedures 
Examination of the inside of the colon using a colonoscope, inserted into the rectum. A colonoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy with detection and removal of adenomas is considered a powerful tool to reduce colorectal cancer (CRC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Context The effect of colonoscopy on colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality is unknown. Contribution By using a Canadian province-wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Few bowel-preparation rating scales have been validated. Most scales were intended for comparing oral purgatives and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Both advancing age and male gender are known predictors of adenomas and large adenomas at colonoscopy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy is commonly used to screen for neoplasia. To assess the performance of screening colonoscopy in everyday… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Aim: To study the availability and quality of adult and paediatric colonoscopy in three National Health Service (NHS) regions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Although the risk of bowel perforation is often cited as a major factor in the choice between colonoscopy and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE:Inadequate preparation of the bowel for colonoscopy can result in both missed pathological lesions and cancelled… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS The miss rate of colonoscopy for neoplasms is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to determine the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND The current practice of removing adenomatous polyps of the colon and rectum is based on the belief that this will… Expand
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