Small and diminutive polyps detected at screening CT colonography: a decision analysis for referral to colonoscopy

Cesare Hassan, Pj Pickhardt, A Laghi, A Zullo, Dh Kim, F Iafrate, S. Morini

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of colonoscopic referral for small and diminutive polyps detected at CT colonography (CTC) screening.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)136-144
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume190
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adenoma
  • Aged
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonography, Computed Tomographic
  • Colonoscopy
  • Comorbidity
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Decision Trees
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Health Care Costs
  • Humans
  • Life Expectancy
  • Mass Screening
  • Middle Aged
  • Monte Carlo Method
  • Prevalence
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

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