AI-assisted colonoscopy improves cancer prevention with increased cost, patient burden

AI-assisted colonoscopy increased the proportion of patients requiring intensive surveillance by 35% in the United States and 20% in Europe, potentially improving cancer prevention but increasing costs and patient responsibility.“An important part of costs and burden for patients with polyps is colonoscopy surveillance after polyp removal. Current guidelines recommend frequent surveillance colonoscopy for patients with polyps,” Yuichi Mori, MD, PhD, of the Clinical Effectiveness Research Group at the University of Oslo in Norway, and colleagues wrote in Clinical GastroenterologyRead More

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