Longmont, CO Gastroenterology Colorado Center for Digestive Disorders 205 South Main Street Longmont, CO 80501 (303) 776-6115

Colon Cancer Screening Statistics (2014)

Well earned reputation with documented quality at less cost.

Gastroenterologists are encouraged to calculate their Adenoma Detection Rate as a measure of colon cancer screening effectiveness. ADR is calculated at number of male or female patients with one precancerous polyp on the first (index) screening study. Many patients have more than one precancerous (and non-precancerous polyps) identified at index colonoscopy. However, these additional polyps are not included in the calculation.

Another quality measure is the withdrawal time. Large studies have identified an average withdrawal time of 6 minutes as effective. Longer withdrawal times do not increase the efficiency of the gastroenterologist.

Many studies have shown that non gastroenterology trained physicians who perform colonoscopy have significantly lower cecal intubation rates, adenoma detection rates and higher complication rates.

Other measures include complication rates such as perforation and bleeding.

 

National Average

2014 CEC

Cecal Intubation rate

84%

99.455 %

Overall Complication Rate

.0028%

0.00%

Perforation rate

0.1-0.3%

0.00%

Postpolypectomy bleeding

0.1-0.6%

0.00%

Male ADR

25%

31%

Female ADR

20%

28%

AVG withdrawal time

6 min

6.06 min

 

National Statistics from ASGE 2011

See what our patients are saying about us.

We routinely poll our patients to assess our strengths and weakness. The following documents are representative, good or bad, of the patients experiences. We provide this data as online reviews can be very misleading. Online reviews are difficult to assess as physicians often are not able to reply to those critiques as it might violate patient confidentiality. The following reviews have not been selected in any fashion. In this manner, the office hopes to provide more accurate reviews of our practice.

Colorado Center for Digestive Disorders patient reviews.

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Colorado Endoscopy Centers, LLC patient reviews.

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