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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 419796, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/419796
Research Article

Quality Assessment of Colonoscopy Reporting: Results from a Statewide Cancer Screening Program

1Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail Stop K-55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
2Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 21201 Baltimore, MD, USA
3Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 21201 Baltimore, MD, USA
4Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 97239 Portland, OR, USA

Received 22 June 2010; Accepted 17 September 2010

Academic Editor: Spiros D. Ladas

Copyright © 2010 Jun Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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