Aim: to assess the quality criteria of colonoscopy in an endoscopy unit. Patients and methods: descriptive and analytical cross sectional study with retrospective and prospective recruitment including all diagnostic and or therapeutic colonoscopies performed in a Polyclinic between June 2017 and June 2020. Material and methods: Colonoscopies whose reports had missing data were excluded and any colonoscopy interrupted, rescheduled within 48 hours. The Chi2 test was used to compare the different variables. The odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) were calculated to assess the strength of association between the major indicators and the different independent variables. The significance level was set at p40 years, absence of comorbidities and adequate colonic preparation were factors associated with major indicators of colposcopy quality Key words: Colonoscopy, Quality indicators, Adenoma, Colorectal cancer.
Published Date: 2022-01-31;