Adenoma detection rate of screening colonoscopy among age 40–75 years: Implications for lowering the age for colorectal cancer screening

  • Published on 06/06/2024
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Tsan‐Hsuan Chang 1, Lee‐Won Chong 1,2, Hung‐Chuen Chang 1,2, Yu‐Hwa Liu 1, Cheuk‐Kay Sun 1,2, Kou‐Ching Yang 1, Yu‐Min Lin 1,2

1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine Shin Kong Wu Ho‐Su Memorial Hospital Taipei Taiwan
2 School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University New Taipei City Taiwan


Incidence of early‐onset colorectal cancer is on the rise, prompting updated international guidelines recommending screening for average‐risk individuals starting at age 45. Adenoma detection rate (ADR) serves as a crucial quality indicator for colonoscopy (CFS), with a current benchmark of 25% for screening CFS starting at age 50. However, the impact of lowering the screening age on ADR remains uncertain. This study aimed to assess the ADR in average‐risk individuals...


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