Approximately 1 year after randomization, at least 1 colonoscopic
examination was performed.
examination at six months demonstrated an effective, seamless anastomosis with excellent wound healing.
Risk factors for blood loss from adenomatous polyps of the large bowel: a colonoscopic
evaluation with histopathological correlation.
A retrospective study examined the colonoscopic
descriptions of 15 patients with biopsies consistent with IS.
For example, surveillance recommendations for patients with adenomatous colon polyps depend on the number of polyps found on each colonoscopic
Fletcher, professor emeritus at Harvard Medical School, Boston, said that even though intervals of 5-10 years between screenings have been recommended, "in clinical practice, intervals between colonoscopic
examinations have apparently not reflected the evidence.
075%, according to a Mayo Clinic retrospective study of 57,028 colonoscopic
procedures performed between 1980 and 1995.
Conversely, the first-degree relatives of any patient with proven CRC should be considered at-risk, and should be encouraged to have periodic colonoscopic
Similar data are not available for colonoscopy; however, the difference between colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy is simply the extent of exam, and it is reasonable to expect a very high level of benefit from colonoscopic
screening and removal of all adenomatous polyps.
perforations: a review of 30,366 patients.
Compare the video work of Bill Viola (1951-) with its focus on human experience, and the installation of Mona Hatoum (1952-), Corps etranger (foreign body), an installation based on endoscopic and colonoscopic
images of the artist's body.
3) For the past 3 decades, efforts at cancer prevention in this population have been based on an empirical strategy of scheduled colonoscopic
surveillance examinations with biopsies to identify dysplasia, the earliest recognizable precursor of CRC and the most reliable marker of imminent cancer risk.