Sunday Poster Session
Category: General Endoscopy
Rukaiya Bashir Hamidu, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Colonoscope Preference (%)
50-year-old, thin with BMI < 23 (A**)
50-year-old with normal BMI (B)
50-year-old with central obesity, BMI >30 (C)
65-year-old with normal body habitus, history of sigmoid diverticulosis (D)
50-year-old with normal body habitus, history of multiple abdominal surgeries (E)
*Specifications for the colonoscopes used by the endoscopists surveyed are: adult colonoscope (AC)—Olympus CF-HQ190L/I (1680-mm working length, 13.2-mm distal tip outer diameter, and 12.8-mm insertion tube outer diameter) and pediatric colonoscope (PC)—Olympus PCF-H190L/I (1680-mm working length, 11.7-mm distal tip outer diameter, and 11.5-mm insertion tube outer diameter). Both of these instruments have a variable stiffness function.
**Letters correspond to the accompanying graphical representation of the results in Figure 1.