Rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/248972
Title:
Rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Authors:
Ahmad, Nasir Zaheer; Ahmed, Aftab
Affiliation:
Letterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. nasirzahmad@gmail.com
Citation:
Rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2012, 22 (5):479-87 J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A
Journal:
Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A
Issue Date:
Jun-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/248972
DOI:
10.1089/lap.2012.0087
PubMed ID:
22462647
Abstract:
Rigid sigmoidoscopy is sometimes performed at first presentation in colorectal clinics. We assessed the feasibility of flexible sigmoidoscopy in similar situations by comparing it with rigid sigmoidoscopy as a first investigative tool.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Ambulatory Care Facilities; Clinical Trials as Topic; Colonic Diseases; Feasibility Studies; Humans; Sigmoidoscopy
ISSN:
1557-9034

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dc.contributor.authorAhmad, Nasir Zaheeren_GB
dc.contributor.authorAhmed, Aftaben_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-16T08:54:16Z-
dc.date.available2012-10-16T08:54:16Z-
dc.date.issued2012-06-
dc.identifier.citationRigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2012, 22 (5):479-87 J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech Aen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1557-9034-
dc.identifier.pmid22462647-
dc.identifier.doi10.1089/lap.2012.0087-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/248972-
dc.description.abstractRigid sigmoidoscopy is sometimes performed at first presentation in colorectal clinics. We assessed the feasibility of flexible sigmoidoscopy in similar situations by comparing it with rigid sigmoidoscopy as a first investigative tool.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part Aen_GB
dc.subject.meshAmbulatory Care Facilities-
dc.subject.meshClinical Trials as Topic-
dc.subject.meshColonic Diseases-
dc.subject.meshFeasibility Studies-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshSigmoidoscopy-
dc.titleRigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta-analysis.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentLetterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. nasirzahmad@gmail.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalJournal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part Aen_GB
dc.description.provinceUlsteren

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