Adenoma detection rate in high-risk patients

Madhusudhan R. Sanaka, MD, FASGE, FACG, from the Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA describes this Original Article, "Adenoma detection rate in high-risk patients differs from that in average-risk patients." The focus of this study was to determine and compare adenoma detection rates (ADRs) in high-risk versus average-risk individuals undergoing colonoscopy at …

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Editor’s Choice: Longitudinal assessment of colonoscopy quality indicators

Associate Editor Mimi Canto, MD, MHS, FASGE, highlights this Original Article "Longitudinal assessment of colonoscopy quality indicators: a report from the Gastroenterology Practice Management Group" by Lyndon V. Hernandez, MD, MPH, Thomas M. Deas, MD, Marc F. Catalano, MD, Nalini M. Guda, MD, Lin Huang, MD, Scott R. Ketover, MD, Kyle P. Etzkorn, MD, Kumar G. …

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ADR and adenoma/colonoscopy quality metric

Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSCR from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana reports on this Original Article "Improving measurement of the adenoma detection rate and adenoma per colonoscopy quality metric: the Indiana University experience." The adenoma detection rate (ADR) is a validated marker of colonoscopy quality. However, there are concerns about its potential …

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