Left-sided polyps detected at screening CT colonography: do we need complete optical colonoscopy for further evaluation?

Cesare Hassan, Pj Pickhardt, Na Durick, Bd Pooler

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Abstract

To estimate the relative yield of therapeutic flexible sigmoidoscopy compared with complete optical colonoscopy for isolated left-sided polyps (≥6 mm in diameter) identified at screening computed tomographic (CT) colonography.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-434
Number of pages6
JournalRadiology
Volume259
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonography, Computed Tomographic
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Sigmoidoscopy

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