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Lutherville Endoscopy DoctorsLutherville Endoscopy uses leading-edge technology for the easiest procedure you’ll endure regarding your health. Our number one focus is your comfort and your overall health. We supply the highest standard of endoscopic medical care available. One visit to our facility and you will see why our professionalism and courtesy is at the heart of all we do for our patients.
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QUALITY INDICATORS FOR COLONOSCOPY

The physicians at Lutherville Endoscopy Center meet all the quality indicators for thorough Colonoscopy.

2014 Lutherville Endoscopy Center Physician Rates:

Adenoma Detection Rates: 26.68%

Scope Withdrawal Times: 8 minutes

Cecal Intubation Rates:  96%

>> Adenoma Detection Rate
The percentage of patients age 50 and older undergoing screening colonoscopy, who have one or more precancerous polyps detected.
> 25%                                   >25% in men                         >15% in women

>> Scope Withdrawal Time
“The amount of time spent examining the colon during withdrawal of the colonoscope.”

**” Physicians who spent longer than six minutes of withdrawal time had a increased detection rate of adenomas compared with those who averaged less than six minutes”.

>>Cecal Intubation Rate

“Passage of the colonoscope tip to a point proximal to the ileocecal valve so that the entire cecal caput, including the medial wall of the cecum between the ileocecal valve and appendiceal orifice is visible.”

** Source http://www.asge.org

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