This Technical Report accompanies the Clinical practice guidelines for Surveillance Colonoscopy, developed by Cancer Council Australia.
It outlines the guideline development process and methodology, lists the clinical questions, provides all accompanying NHMRC Statement Forms, the detailed technical documentation for each question and the risk of bias assessment tools used to assess the included literature as a result of a systematic review.
Evidence statement forms, systematic review reports and modelling reports[edit source]
The following reports are for questions that were answered by a new systematic literature review or modelling. The associated technical documentation appears at the bottom of the relevant content pages.
The questions were given alphanumeric codes when they were developed, please refer to the codes below and see the Clinical question list for more detail.
SAD4: What is the appropriate colonoscopic surveillance after the identification of sessile serrated adenomas and traditional serrated adenomas?
Evidence statement form SAD4
Systematic review report SAD4
FUC1: At what time points after CRC resection should surveillance colonoscopy be performed?
Systematic review report FUC1
SUR1: What is the appropriate time to commence surveillance in IBD patients (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s patients, and effects of primary sclerosing cholangitis or family history of CRC)?
Evidence statement form SUR1
Systematic review report SUR1