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Predictive value of common symptom combinations in diagnosing colorectal cancer.

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BACKGROUND: This study compared the diagnostic values of age and single symptoms of colorectal cancer with those of age and symptom combinations. METHODS: Consecutive patients with lower gastrointestinal symptoms referred to a surgical clinic over a 12-year period were studied prospectively. The diagnostic value of age and common symptoms of bowel cancer, individually and in combination, was determined by measuring positive predictive value, sensitivity and specificity. RESULTS: In total, 467...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/bjs.5826

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Thompson, MR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Senapati, A More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of surgery
Volume:
94
Issue:
10
Pages:
1260-1265
Publication date:
2007-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
URN:
uuid:2dede805-ebf8-4d65-a2c8-68c13748c516
Source identifiers:
109668
Local pid:
pubs:109668

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