Colonoscopy withdrawal time of 15 minutes boosts polypoid dysplasia detection in IBD

CHICAGO — Colonoscopy withdrawal time was independently associated with polypoid dysplasia detection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, with a cutoff time of at least 15 minutes linked to increased odds for detection.“We know that colonoscopy withdrawal time is an important predictor of adenoma detection and a quality metric of colonoscopy within the general population,” Chandler McMillan, BA, a medical student at Yale School of Medicine, told attendees at Digestive Disease Week. “Society guidelines, including the ASGE and ACG, have recommended a minimumRead More

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