Bowel preparation is the key to an effective colonoscopy.
Bowel preparation affects other quality measures in colonoscopy. The table below shows how bowel preparation affects other quality measures in colonoscopy.
|Quality Measures in Colonoscopy||Effect of Inadequate Bowel Preparation|
|Adenoma Detection Rate||↓ — Reduced|
|Cecal Intubation Rate||↓ — Reduced|
|Withdrawal Time||↑ — Increased|
|Incidence of Perforation||↑ — Increased|
|Appropriate Follow-Up Interval||↓ — Reduced|