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This 2-year follow-up of the LASER randomized clinical trial evaluates quality-of-life outcomes among patients with recurring, complicated, or persistent painful diverticulitis following surgery vs conservative treatment.
This cohort study examines all-cause and cancer-specific mortality among patients in the Veterans Affairs health system whose colorectal cancer was not detected by colonoscopy.
This cross-sectional study with a nested cohort assesses the number of screening colonoscopies done in patients older than 75 years with a life expectancy of fewer than 10 years.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the financial relationships between colorectal surgery fellowship program directors and industry.
This cohort study assesses the association between survival outcomes and levels of inflammatory biomarkers after diagnosis with stage III colon cancer.
This economic evaluation assesses the association of hospital referral choices with mortality risk, and the cost of these choices, in adults who underwent colorectal resection.
This cohort study evaluates the role of artificial intelligence in the association between time of day and colonoscopy quality.
This cohort study evaluates follow-up colonoscopy rates among patients with positive stool-based test results across different health care organizations and patient-level characteristics.
This quality improvement study evaluates the association of an online home-based patient prehabilitation program with colorectal surgery outcomes.
This article describes elements of a same-day discharge program for minimally invasive colectomy as an evolution of enhanced recovery pathways for colorectal surgery.
This cohort study assesses the association between trainee participation and colonoscopy quality metrics of adenoma detection rate, sessile serrated polyp detection rate, polyp detection rate, cecal intubation rate, and perforation rate.
This quality improvement study evaluates the recognition performance of a deep learning model that can simultaneously recognize 8 types of surgical instruments frequently used in laparoscopic colorectal operations.
This Viewpoint explores the advantages of stool-based colorectal cancer screening tests over colonoscopy and how they could be better used to improve screening rates in the US.
This comparative effectiveness study investigates temporal trends and corrects for their confounding bias in an emulation of a completed randomized clinical trial using electronic health record data of patients with early-stage colon cancer.
This cohort study examines the colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates in 2 US states that have implemented policies to eliminate consumer cost-sharing of CRC screening and compares these rates with those of neighboring states that have not enacted similar policies.
This retrospective cohort study evaluates the association between physician adenoma detection rate values and risks of postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer and related deaths among 735 396 patients aged 50 to 75 years with negative colonoscopy results.
This survey study examines changes in breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening prevalence during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US.
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