New studies lead to changes in polyp-...

New studies lead to changes in polyp-screening procedures

There are 1 comment on the Daily Breeze story from Sep 29, 2010, titled New studies lead to changes in polyp-screening procedures. In it, Daily Breeze reports that:

Dr. Barry Zamost performs a colonoscopy. Most people over 50 who are following the advice of medical experts are getting a colonoscopy every 10 years.

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Louisville, KY

#2 Oct 6, 2010
A 5 year screening interval is too short, and the colonoscopy experts are reinforcing the 10 yr screening interval for unremarkable examinations. He will not get reimbursed after the imminent healthcare changes are implemented. No evidentiary justification for the practice. For now, the doctor will certainly be busier and will be paid more. An evidence-based GI would find that practice shameful (and greedy)

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