Medications with anticoagulant properties increase the likelihood of a negative colonoscopy in faecal occult blood test population screening

P. Clarke, F. Jack, F. A. Carey, R. J. C. Steele

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    Abstract

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of medication with anticoagulant properties on the false positive rate in a population-based faecal occult blood test (FOBt) colorectal screening programme.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)389-392
    Number of pages4
    JournalColorectal Disease
    Volume8
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

    Keywords

    • Aged
    • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
    • Anticoagulants
    • Aspirin
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Neoplasms
    • Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
    • False Positive Reactions
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Mass Screening
    • Middle Aged
    • Occult Blood
    • Warfarin

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