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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
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
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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Review
2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Colonoscopy is the best available method to detect and remove colonic polyps and therefore serves as the gold… 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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Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND Suboptimal bowel preparation for colonoscopy can lead to missed colonic lesions. The aim of this study was to describe… Expand
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
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
Review
1983
Review
1983
The diagnostic and therapeutic benefits of colonoscopy are well known but most large-scale surveys, especially those involving… Expand