Ambient light could improve end-of-day adenoma detection

SAN ANTONIO — Performing colonoscopies in a room with ambient light could improve the decrease in adenoma detection rate that generally occurs over the course of the beginning to the end of the day, according to study results presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting.Ryan T. Hoff, DO, of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, said it is known that ADR decreases as the number of consecutive hours performing colonoscopies goes up.“There’s this concept of operator fatigue,” he said in his presentation. “As we’reRead More

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