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The Diagnosis of Diverticular Disease and Acquired Megacolon on Colonoscopy
The Diagnosis of Diverticular Disease and Acquired Megacolon on Colonoscopy
Document number : 130361
Created by: Tahleesa Cuda, 2013-08-14
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-05-16
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Diverticular Disease and Acquired Megacolon on Colonoscopy and CT Colonography – Diagnosis and Clinical Implications

Abstract for the general public

Diverticular disease and acquired megacolon are colonic disorders causing significant morbidity. Definitive pathophysiology, prognosis, treatment and management of both conditions remain largely unknown; hence, further research is necessary. This study will investigate these conditions during colonoscopy to identify disease specific features.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2014-05-17

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Alan de Costa
Surgery at Cairns Base Hospital and Cairns private Hospital

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Outcome

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Some implementation locally
checked Some implementation nation wide
checked Some implementation internationally


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The Diagnosis of Diverticular Disease and Acquired Megacolon on Colonoscopy, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/130361