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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)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term4-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more sessile serrated adenoma(s)/polyp(s)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term721282
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 19/09/2019
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have at least one sessile serrated adenoma or sessile serrated polyp detected.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy Health, Standardisation pending 19/09/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

50 years or older

Computation description:Help on this term

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 Organization Classification of Tumours. 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.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy with at least one sessile serrated adenoma or sessile serrated polyp detected.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
Format:Help on this term

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

World Health Organization 2019. WHO Classification of Tumours. Digestive System Tumours (5th edition). Volume 1. WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board. World Health Organization, Geneva.

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