Underutilisation of the gastroscope for total colonoscopy in adults: a survey of two European countries

Andriani Koumi, Evangelos Kalaitzakis, Alastair Forbes, Marios Z Panos

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Abstract

High caecal intubation success rates have been reported with the gastroscope in adults. We surveyed the current use of the gastroscope for total colonoscopy in adults in the UK and Greece.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)959-65
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Colorectal Disease
Volume27
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Colonoscopy
  • Demography
  • Gastroscopes
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Humans
  • Intubation
  • Middle Aged

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