Published in Blood Weekly, March 5th, 2009
"The outcomes of the flexible sigmoidoscopy trial are awaited but the most obvious disadvantage is that only the lower third of the colon is examined and proximal pathology cannot be excluded. The relationship between proximal pathology and distal findings at flexible sigmoidoscopy is uncertain. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of distal neoplasia in patients with confirmed proximal cancers of the colon. All confirmed proximal colonic cancers...
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