Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 4-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more sessile serrated adenoma(s) or sessile serrated polyp(s)
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||4-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more sessile serrated adenoma(s)/polyp(s)|
|Registration status:||Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 26/06/2019|
Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have at least one sessile serrated adenoma or sessile serrated polyp detected.
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy Health, Standard 26/03/2019|
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
50 years or older
For the patient to be counted in the numerator, the sessile serrated adenoma(s) and/or sessile serrated polyp(s) must be histologically confirmed. Diagnosis should be informed by The World Health Organisation Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System 5th edition.
Both the numerator and denominator only include patients with an intact colon. Both the numerator and denominator exclude patients with a finding of acute inflammatory bowel disease.
Presented as a percentage.
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100
The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy with at least one sessile serrated adenoma or sessile serrated polyp detected.
The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy.
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
World Health Organisation (WHO) Digestive System Tumours. WHO Classification of Tumours. Fifth Edition. Volume 1. WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board; 2019