Examining Association Between Older Age, Risk of Complications After Colonoscopy

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This observational study looked at the risk of complications after an outpatient colonoscopy among patients age 75 and older compared to younger patients.

Authors: David Armstrong, M.D., of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.8958)

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