Flexible sigmoidoscopy in primary care. The procedure and its potential.

Postgraduate medicine

PubMedID: 7134069

Johnson RA, Quan M, Rodney WM. Flexible sigmoidoscopy in primary care. The procedure and its potential. Postgrad Med. 1982;72(5):151-4, 156.
In comparison with the rigid sigmoidoscope, the flexible instrument has certain advantages that enhance its value in the office setting. This article describes one institution's success with the flexible scope in outpatient examinations and the proper technique for its use.