Screening colonoscopy: High quality regardless of endoscopist specialty.

Affiliation

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Data suggests that screening colonoscopy performed by non-gastroenterologists are lower quality with lower adenoma detection rates (ADR). The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the endoscopist's specialty on quality parameters in screening colonoscopy.

Keywords

Adenoma detection rate,Colonoscopy,Quality,Specialty,