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|Title:||The value of audio devices in the endoscopy room (VADER) study: A randomised controlled trial|
|Authors:||Ardalan, Zaid S M;Vasudevan, Abhinav;Hew, Simon;Schulberg, Julien;Lontos, Steve|
|Citation:||Medical Journal of Australia 2015, vol.203(11) p.472-5.|
|Abstract:||OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of Star Wars music (SWM) compared with endoscopist-selected popular music (PM) on quality outcomes in colonoscopy. DESIGN AND SETTING: A single-centre, prospective, randomised controlled trial conducted in an endoscopy suite within a quaternary-centre gastroenterology unit, Melbourne, Australia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The primary outcome measures were procedure time, polyp detection rate (PDR) and adenoma detection rate (ADR). The secondary outcome measure was adenomas per colonoscopy (APC). RESULTS: 103 colonoscopies were analysed: 58 in the SWM group and 45 in the PM group. Bowel preparation was assessed as good or excellent in 57% of the SWM group compared with 69% of the PM group (P < 0.01). The PDR was significantly higher in the SWM group than in the PM group (60% v 35%; P = 0.006). Similarly, the ADR was significantly higher in the SWM group than in the PM group (48% v 27%; P = 0.01). The APC in the SWM group was 84% compared with 35% in the PM group (P = 0.01). CONCLUSION: SWM compared with PM improves key quality outcomes in colonoscopy, despite poorer bowel preparation.|
|Type of Clinical Study or Trial:||Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial/Controlled Clinical Trial|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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