A 2003 analysis of the relative risks of sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy, brought
into attention that the risk of perforation after colonoscopy ...
It outlines the considerable risks related to colonoscopies and provides a
weighted approach regarding colon cancer screening and risk avoidance.
Mar 12, 2012 ... Given these risks, my guess is that a rigorous examination of colonoscopies will
find that their benefits do not outweigh their downside.
Jun 2, 2016 ... Colonoscopy Risks Colonoscopy Preparation. ... As with any procedure, there
are risks associated with a colonoscopy. Before obtaining your ...
cedures.3 The risk of some complications may be higher if the colonoscopy is
performed for an indication other than screening.4 The colorectal cancer miss
Jan 4, 2016 ... Everyone over the age of 50 who is at average risk of colon cancer should get a
colonoscopy once every 10 years. If you're at an increased risk ...
The very real risks of colonoscopy that doctors don't usually reveal to their
Jul 29, 2016 ... A colonoscopy is generally a very safe procedure, but there is a low amount of
risk. Learn about the potential complications and risks of a ...
Dec 9, 2015 ... Unfortunately, most doctors also fail to inform their patients of the risks of
colonoscopy, which include: Perforation of the colon (people at higher ...
Feb 16, 2010 ... Everybody knows that colonoscopy is the best test to screen for ... the benefits of
colonoscopy would outweigh the additional cost and risks ...