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  1. Colorectal cancer prevention: colonoscopic surveillance in adults with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas (CG118)

    This guideline covers using colonoscopy to check for signs of bowel cancer in people aged 18 and over with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease (types of inflammatory bowel disease) or adenomas (also known as polyps). It aims to prevent cancer and prolong life by offering advice on identifying early bowel cancer in adults most at risk.

  2. Quantitative faecal immunochemical tests to guide referral for colorectal cancer in primary care (DG30)

    Evidence-based recommendations on faecal immunochemical tests (OC Sensor, HM-JACKarc, FOB Gold and RIDASCREEN) to guide GP referral for colorectal cancer

  3. Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.

  4. Data collection and analysis are recommended to monitor the effect on endoscopy and histopathology services of using virtual chromoendoscopy instead of  histopathology to assess diminutive polyps. Measures may include:- the length of time to do colonoscopies- the number of polyps sent for histopathology analysis- cost savings or workload reductions associated with reductions in histopathology.

    assess diminutive polyps. Measures may include:- the length of time to do colonoscopies- the number of polyps sent for histopathology...

  5. The New Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway

    the pathway saves 1 unnecessary colonoscopy and outpatient appointment per 4-6 patients tested (147-262 colonoscopies per...