Posted on October 28th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein
High-definition colonoscopy detects a significantly greater amount of adenomas than standard-definition screening, researchers said here.
In a case-control study, high-definition screening picked up adenomas in 28.55% of patients compared with 23.8% among those who had a procedure using standard definition (P=0.01), Kenneth DeVault, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and colleagues reported at the American College of Gastroenterology meeting…"High-definition colonoscopy is definitely going to drive us to finding more adenomas," DeVault said at a press briefing here.
by Kristina Fiore, 10/27/09
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