A Novel Clinically Usable Point Score To Prejudge The Complexity Of Colonoscopy
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Colonoscopy is the current common method for management of colorectal diseases, and effectiveness of colonoscopy associate with complication rate. A lot of patients were failed because of technical difficulty, those required more than 10 min to intubate the cecum are consider as difficult colonoscopy, in such condition, specialized equipment or maneuvers may be required for a successful colonoscopy. Thus, it is important to set up a clinical model to predict the technical difficulty of the examination in preoperational stage.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
This is a prospective study involving only one tertiary center in China. The patients were enrolled from the Endoscopy Center of Xi jing Hospital of Digestive Diseases in China.
patients aged 18-90 years old who undergoing colonoscopy without sedation
no bowel preparation or colon cleansing by enema only
no need to reach cecum
prior finding of severe colon stenosis or obstructing tumour