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Dr. Michael Bretthauer

Professor of Medicine

Institute of Health and Society

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Institute of Health and Society

Background Information

Employment History

Department of Gastroenterology

Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet

Co-Editor

Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet

Department of Medicine

Rikshospitalet University Hospital

Department of Gastroenterology

Oslo University Hospital

Professor Og Medicine

University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital

Centre for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Web References (11 Total References)


Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - CCAC

www.colorectal-cancer.ca [cached]

"With the capsule's relatively low sensitivity for the detection of colorectal lesions, [and] its requirement for more extensive bowel-cleansing regimens as compared with colonoscopy and CT colonography…colon capsule endoscopy cannot be recommended at this time," concluded Dr. Michael Bretthauer of Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet in an editorial that accompanied the trial's publication in the July 16 New England Journal of Medicine.


The finding suggests that an initial ...

bangordailynews.com [cached]

The finding suggests that an initial screening could be used to separate patients into high-risk and low-risk groups, said Michael Bretthauer, a gastroenterologist who co-wrote an editorial accompanying the study. High-risk patients, those with precancerous polyps, benefited from getting repeated colonoscopies afterwards, he said.

When no precancerous polyps are found in a patient "you can just forget about them, send them home," said Bretthauer, at Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet in Norway, in a telephone interview.


Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - CCAC

www.colorectal-cancer.ca [cached]

"Since the size of colorectal lesions is a predictor of the development of cancer, the relatively lower sensitivity of capsule endoscopy for the detection of large adenomas is cause for concern," Dr. Michael Bretthauer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway wrote in a commentary on the study.

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"With the capsule's relatively low sensitivity for the detection of colorectal lesions, its requirement for more extensive bowel-cleansing regimens as compared with colonoscopy and CT colonography, and its high cost, colon capsule endoscopy cannot be recommended at this time," Bretthauer wrote.


Based on the results, "an appealing ...

www.healthpsychologyclinic.ca [cached]

Based on the results, "an appealing concept would be to use colonoscopy as a triage screening test, offering it once for everybody at 60 years of age" and using it to classify people into high- and low-risk categories, Dr. Michael Bretthauer of Oslo University Hospital and Dr. Mette Kalager of Telemark Hospital, both in Norway, wrote in an editorial in the journal.


Cancer Malaysia, Oncology Malaysia Oncology, Oncologist & Cancer - Malaysian Oncological Society (MOS)

www.malaysiaoncology.org [cached]

"An appealing concept would be to use colonoscopy as a triage screening test, offering it once for everybody at 60 years of age" and using it to classify people into high- and low-risk categories, Dr Michael Bretthauer of Oslo University Hospital and Dr Mette Kalager of Telemark Hospital, both in Norway, wrote in an editorial in the journal.

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