Will screening colonoscopy disappear and transform gastroenterology practice? Threats to clinical practice and recommendations to reduce their impact: Report of a consensus conference conducted by the AGA Institute Future Trends Committee

Clinical Practice and Economics Committee, AGA Institute National Office, c/o Membership Department, 4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA.
Gastroenterology (Impact Factor: 16.72). 11/2006; 131(4):1287-312. DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2006.08.017
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT The AGA Institute Future Trends Committee (FTC) developed this report based on a consensus conference it convened on April 1-2, 2006, in Washington, DC. The report was prepared for the FTC by Carol Regueiro, MD, a medical writer under contract to the AGA Institute, and Michael Stolar, PhD, staff liaison to the FTC. It was approved by the FTC on July 12, 2006, and accepted by the AGA Institute Governing Board on July 22, 2006. This report reflects the panel's assessment of information available at the time of the conference. Readers should view this report in the context of data that will continue to accumulate and facts that may change after its creation.

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