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Non-White Race and Low Socioeconomic Status Associated With Longer Wait for Treatment After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis November 2020

The time between diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) and initiation of treatment is associated with mortality. In this study of 330,988 CRC cases in the

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Sessile Serrated Lesions That Are 10 mm or Larger: No Need To Inject November 2020

Cold resection of sessile serrated lesions (SSLs) ≥10 mm in size is increasingly accepted as effective and, compared to electrocautery, is safer. Many experts prefer

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Poor Compliance With Antithrombotic Guidelines Associated With Bad Outcomes November 2020

Rates of polypectomy in colonoscopy are high for all indications; therefore, clinicians usually stop antiplatelet and antithrombotic agents other than aspirin prior to colonoscopy and

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Lynch Syndrome Colonoscopy: Quality Matters November 2020

In the U.S., colonoscopy is usually performed at 1- to 2-year intervals in Lynch syndrome. This multicenter study evaluated the relationship of adenoma detection and

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Colonoscopy Performance Produces Force Levels and Durations of Force Elevation That Are Associated With Upper Extremity Injury November 2020

Musculoskeletal injuries are common in endoscopists. This study used surface electromyography of wrist flexors and extensors as well as pressure transducers on the thumbs to

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Colon Capsule Endoscopy Scorches CT Colonography in Fecal Immunochemical Test-Positive Trial November 2020

Comparative trials in patients with prior incomplete colonoscopy suggest that colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) detects polyps with higher sensitivity than CT colonography (CTC). In the

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