Table 46National estimates of additional available capacity of endoscopy screening

Author, Year
Study Design
Setting
Data CollectionResultsQuality Rating
Seeff et al., 2004196

Cross-sectional

National sample of endoscopy practices
Additional available capacity estimated by survey of sample of practices performing FS or colonoscopyCurrent volume (2002): 2.8 million FSs
14.2 million colonoscopies

1.5 million FS for screening (54%)
6.6 million colonoscopies for screening (46%)

Additional available capacity: 6.7 million FSs (239%)
8.2 million colonoscopies (58%)
Good

FS, flexible sigmoidoscopy.

From: 4, Results

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