Carbon dioxide insufflation improves adenoma detection rate in colonoscopy

The move from air to carbon dioxide insufflation during colonoscopy will increase adenoma detection rates as well as reducing abdominal pain, endoscopists in Victoria have shown. In a review of clinical outcomes for 1147 procedures carried out at three endoscopy centres in Victoria, adenoma detection rates were found to be 15.16% with air insufflation and ...

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