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Date:5/10/2011

, the margin was so small that it is unclear whether the findings translate into clinical significance to justify the additional expense.

Dr. Cash will present these data on Tuesday, May 10 at 2:15 p.m. CT in S502, McCormick Place.

Increased Risk of New or Missed Colorectal Cancer After Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Compared with Colonoscopy Among Older Patients in the U.S.: A Population-Based Analysis of the SEER-Medicare Linked Database, 1998-2005 (Abstract #906)

Older patients face a four-fold risk of colorectal cancer going undetected after a flexible sigmoidoscopy compared to a colonoscopy, according to new research from the Mayo Clinic Florida. The retrospective study couldn't determine why sigmoidoscopies proved far less sensitive in identifying colorectal cancer. Its authors suggested differences in bowel preparation, lack of sedation and uncertainty of depth reached as possible explanations, but they said the question warrants further investigation.

Dr. Wang will present these data on Monday, May 9, at 8:30 a.m. CT in S104, McCormick Place.

"Retrograde colon capsule endoscopy from anus using a new self-propelling capsule; the first human trial" (Abstract #Su1552)

A new study for the first time allowed the observation of the human colon using a self-propelled capsule endoscope (SPCE) from the anus. This method is beneficial because a normal capsule endoscope (CE) cannot control its movement and may not allow the examiner to observe a lesion from the desired location in real time. Capsule endoscopy has been widely used in clinical practice, but the movement of the capsule is fully dependent on the movement of the intestine system and it cannot be actively maneuvered; therefore its results are limited. Study results showed clear images, that the SCPE moved smoothly through the colon, and that the SPCE could be removed from the anus easily and safely.

Dr. Kuramoto will present these findings
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