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Old 11.03.2011, 18:23
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Gastroentrologist - needed RIGHT COLON CANCER PREVENTION

Can anyone recommend a top Gastroenterologist here in the Zurich area? A friend of mine has a strong family histroy of right colon cancer and she needs to have colonoscopy and she wants a very to top expert only as right colon pulps are very difficult to detect during colonoscopy.

We have a list of gastroentrologists here but we do not know who is the best and we do not want to take any chances.

“Some “complete” colonoscopies do not evaluate the entire right colon. … Bowel preparation may be worse in the right colon….right-sided colonic adenomas are less often pedunculated and are occasionally flat, which makes them harder to identify and remove.” (from Association of Colonoscopy and Death From Colorectal Cancer http://www.annals.org/content/150/1/1.full )
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Re: Gastroentrologist - needed RIGHT COLON CANCER PREVENTION

In such case I would go for the university clinic where I would expect the top specialists to be:
http://www.gastroenterologie.usz.ch/...n/default.aspx
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