Cost effectiveness of colonoscopy, based on the appropriateness of an indication

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

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Abstract

Determination of the appropriateness of an indication for colonoscopy has been advanced as a means to help rationalize the use of endoscopic resources. However, the efficacy and cost effectiveness of the current guidelines used to select patients for colonoscopy are largely unknown. The goal of this study was to assess the clinical and economic impact of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the European Panel on the appropriateness of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy appropriateness guidelines in selecting patients who are referred for colonoscopy, in relation to colorectal cancer (CRC) detection.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1231-1236
Numero di pagine6
RivistaClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume6
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2008
Pubblicato esternamenteYes

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Cost of Illness
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged

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