Cardiopulmonary events during primary colonoscopy screening in an average risk population

C.A. Khalid - de Bakker*, D.M.A.E. Jonkers, W. Hameeteman, R. de Ridder, A.A.M. Masclee, R.W. Stockbrügger

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Background: Large colorectal cancer screening studies using primary colonoscopy have reported a low risk of major complications. Studies on diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy have pointed to a frequent occurrence of (minor) cardiopulmonary events, and with the steady increase of colonoscopy screening, it is important to investigate their occurrence in colonoscopy screening. Methods: This study describes the frequency of bradycardia (pulse rate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-191
Number of pages6
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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