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Dr. Michael Bretthauer

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Professor of Medicine

Email: m***@***.no
Local Address: California, United States
Institute of Health and Society
 
Background

Employment History

  • Department of Gastroenterology
    Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet
  • Co-Editor
    Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet
  • Professor Og Medicine
    University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital
  • Department of Medicine
    Rikshospitalet University Hospital
  • Department of Gastroenterology
    Oslo University Hospital
  • Centre for Colorectal Cancer Screening
10 Total References
Web References
Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - CCAC
www.colorectal-cancer.ca, 6 Oct 2009 [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, 23 Feb 2012 [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, 15 July 2009 [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.
Cancer Malaysia, Oncology Malaysia Oncology, Oncologist & Cancer - Malaysian Oncological Society (MOS)
www.malaysiaoncology.org, 25 May 2012 [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.
Based on the results, "an appealing ...
paktribune.com, 23 Feb 2012 [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.
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Bretthauer and Kalager cautioned in their editorial that "the study mimics a situation in which 100 percent of the population complies with screening, which is not a real-life scenario."
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