flexible sigmoidoscopy

Known as: Flexible Fiberoptic Sigmoidoscopy, fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy 
Examination of the luminal surface of the sigmoid colon, using a flexible fiberoptic endoscope.
National Institutes of Health

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1971-2017
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer is a major health burden. Screening is recommended in many countries. OBJECTIVE To estimate the… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The benefits of endoscopic testing for colorectal-cancer screening are uncertain. We evaluated the effect of screening… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND A single flexible sigmoidoscopy at around the age of 60 years has been proposed as an effective strategy for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and has a high mortality rate. We tested the hypothesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is widely accepted, but there is no consensus on the preferred strategy. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk of colorectal cancer after screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy. DESIGN Randomised controlled… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Wide between-center variation in adenoma detection rates (ADRs) was observed in the U.K. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND This randomised controlled trial is examining the hypothesis that a single flexible sigmoidoscopy screening offered at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients with colorectal cancer are less likely than unaffected controls to have had one or more… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
There is no national screening programme for colorectal cancer in the UK despite the fact that the annual death toll from this… (More)
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