gastroenterology
Cancer

Triage tool proves more accurate than symptoms for colonoscopy referrals

A new risk assessment tool based on pathology tests and demographic measures can markedly improve triage accuracy for significant bowel disease and help relieve overburdened colonoscopy clinics, Queensland gastroenterologists say. The triage tool developed by Dr Anton Lord and colleagues at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane is far superior to the current ...

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