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.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Netherlands Journal of Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2011|
Khalid - de Bakker, C. A., Jonkers, D. M. A. E., Hameeteman, W., de Ridder, R., Masclee, A. A. M., & Stockbrügger, R. W. (2011). Cardiopulmonary events during primary colonoscopy screening in an average risk population. Netherlands Journal of Medicine, 69(4), 186-91. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=21527807