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Colonoscopy withdrawal time and adenoma detection rates for trainees.

Authors
  • Singh, Shailendra
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Endoscopy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2013
Volume
27
Issue
6
Pages
2243–2244
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-012-2723-4
PMID: 23292564
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Calculations of withdrawal time (WT) should be based on colonoscopies where no intervention is performed. Inclusion of procedures with interventional maneuvers, such as polypectomy or biopsy, for estimation of WT can lead to measurement bias and affect the validity of the study.

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