Screening Colonoscopy: Rationale and Performance

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationColonoscopy
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice, Second Edition
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405175999
StatePublished - Sep 16 2009


  • CRC screening in average-risk populations with colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy screening advantages
  • Colorectal cancer (CRC) and cancer death in North America and Western Europe
  • Colorectal cancer screening with colonoscopy
  • Fecal immunochemical test (FIT)
  • Guiaic-based fecal occult blood testing
  • Noninvasive tests and early cancer detection
  • Programmatic colorectal cancer screening
  • Radiographic colon imaging with barium
  • Screening colonoscopy-rationale and performance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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