Colonoscopy: As good as gold?

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Colonoscopy, as a gold standard, has lost some of its glitter. Nevertheless, it remains the preeminent procedure for diagnosing and treating colonic neoplasia. The data on colonoscopy accuracy, such as the findings reported in a study in this issue, are a humbling reminder of the limitations of colonoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)401-403
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 7 2004


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  • Internal Medicine

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