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Title: Right-sided adenoma detection with retroflexion versus forward-view colonoscopy.
Epworth Authors: Brown, Gregor
Other Authors: Chandran, Sujeivvan
Parker, Frank
Vaughan, Rhys
Mitchell, Brent
Fanning, Scott
Yu, Jenny
Efthymiou, Marios
Keywords: Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria
Colon Cancer
Colonic Neoplasms
Adenoma Detection Rate
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Mar;81(3):608-13
Abstract: Colonoscopy and polypectomy can prevent up to 80% of colon cancer; however, a significant adenoma miss rate still exists, particularly in the right side of the colon. To assess whether retroflexion in the right side of the colon significantly improves the adenoma detection rate (ADR) over forward-view assessment. Multicenter prospective cohort tudy.Three tertiary care public and 2 private hospitals.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.08.039
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ISSN: 0016-5107
Journal Title: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Gastroenterology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria
Department of Medicine, Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Department of Anaesthetics, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria
Department of Gastroenterology, Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania
Calvary Health Care, St. Vincent's Campus, Tasmania
Department of Gastroenterology, Alfred Health, Victoria
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Prospective Cohort Study
Appears in Collections:General Surgery and Gastroenterology

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