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Sorveglianza coloscopica

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Robin Parmar, Myriam Martel, Alaa Rostom, Alan N Barkun
OBJECTIVES: Bowel cleanliness is a critical determinant of colonoscopy quality, mandating its standardized assessment, yet bowel preparation scales have been variably validated. The objective of this study was to assess validity and reliability of existing bowel preparation scales. METHODS: A systematic review of literature from January 1980 to January 2015 was performed. Main outcomes of this study are face, content, construct, and criterion validity, and inter- and intra-observer reliability measured by associations, interclass correlations (ICC) or κ-coefficients...
February 2016: American Journal of Gastroenterology
Y-Y Dong, Y-Q Li, Y-B Yu, J Liu, M Li, X-R Luan
AIM: Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is a recently developed technique used to image colorectal neoplasia. Trials have shown varied results when it is compared with conventional colonoscopy. A meta-analysis was performed to determine the diagnostic accuracy of CLE in the detection of colorectal neoplasia. METHOD: A search was performed for studies assessing the accuracy of CLE in colorectal neoplasia. Studies comparing CLE diagnostic accuracy with conventional endoscopy in the detection of colorectal neoplasia were included...
September 2013: Colorectal Disease: the Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
J Sint Nicolaas, V de Jonge, O van Baalen, F J G M Kubben, W Moolenaar, M F J Stolk, E J Kuipers, M E van Leerdam
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: The assessment of indications for follow-up colonoscopy may help to improve the allocation of available endoscopy resources. The aim of this study was to assess the timing of early follow-up colonoscopy and surveillance utilization in relation to adenoma detection rate (ADR) at follow-up. METHODS: An assessment of the timing and yield of follow-up colonoscopies was performed in patients with non-inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a Dutch multicenter study...
July 2013: Endoscopy
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