Lower gastrointestinal symptoms are not predictive of colorectal neoplasia in a faecal occult blood screen-positive population

S. Ahmed, A. Leslie, M. A. Thaha, F. A. Carey, R. J. C. Steele

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    Abstract

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of lower gastrointestinal symptoms in faecal occult blood (FOB) test-positive participants in a colorectal screening programme, and to compare the colonoscopic findings in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)478-481
    Number of pages4
    JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
    Volume92
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005

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    Occult Blood
    Hematologic Tests
    Incidence
    Population
    Neoplasms

    Keywords

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Aged
    • Anemia
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Neoplasms
    • Defecation
    • Female
    • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Mass Screening
    • Middle Aged
    • Occult Blood
    • Pilot Projects
    • Rectal Diseases
    • Weight Loss

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    Lower gastrointestinal symptoms are not predictive of colorectal neoplasia in a faecal occult blood screen-positive population. / Ahmed, S.; Leslie, A.; Thaha, M. A.; Carey, F. A.; Steele, R. J. C.

    In: British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 92, No. 4, 04.2005, p. 478-481.

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