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SDR 18-148 – HSR Study

SDR 18-148
Improving Colonoscopy Quality for Colorectal Cancer Screening in the National VA Healthcare System
Andrew Gawron, MD MS
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
Tonya Kaltenbach MD
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
Funding Period: February 2018 - March 2024



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Grant Number: I01HX002778-01

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Journal Articles

  1. Gawron AJ, Horner B, Zurbuchen R, Boynton K, Fang JC. A comprehensive intervention to enhance inpatient colon preparation quality for colonoscopy. Minerva gastroenterology. 2023 Sep 1; 69(3):351-358. [view]
  2. Gupta S, Earles A, Bustamante R, Patterson OV, Gawron AJ, Kaltenbach TR, Yassin H, Lamm M, Shah SC, Saini SD, Fisher DA, Martinez ME, Messer K, Demb J, Liu L. Adenoma Detection Rate and Clinical Characteristics Influence Advanced Neoplasia Risk After Colorectal Polypectomy. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 2023 Jul 1; 21(7):1924-1936.e9. [view]
  3. Demb J, Liu L, Bustamante R, Dominitz JA, Earles A, Shah SC, Gawron AJ, Martinez ME, Gupta S. COVID-19 Pandemic Had Minimal Impact on Colonoscopy Completion After Colorectal Cancer Red Flag Sign or Symptoms in US Veterans. Digestive diseases and sciences. 2023 Apr 1; 68(4):1208-1217. [view]
  4. Gawron AJ, Dominitz JA. Higher Quality Colonoscopy: Worth the Wait? Clinical and translational gastroenterology. 2022 Apr 1; 13(4):e00471. [view]
  5. Gawron AJ, Sultan S, Glorioso TJ, Califano S, Kralovic SM, Jones M, Kirsh S, Dominitz JA. Pre-endoscopy coronavirus disease 2019 screening and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 nucleic acid amplification testing in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system: clinical practice patterns, outcomes, and relationship to procedure volume. Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 2022 Sep 1; 96(3):423-432.e7. [view]
  6. Gawron AJ, Yao Y, Gupta S, Cole G, Whooley MA, Dominitz JA, Kaltenbach T. Simplifying Measurement of Adenoma Detection Rates for Colonoscopy. Digestive diseases and sciences. 2021 Sep 1; 66(9):3149-3155. [view]

DRA: Health Systems
DRE: TRL - Applied/Translational
Keywords: Care Management Tools
MeSH Terms: none

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