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Table 3 Procedure times for incomplete and complete colonoscopies

From: High success rate of repeat colonoscopy with standard endoscopes in patients referred for prior incomplete colonoscopy

  Incomplete colonoscopy Complete colonoscopy Pvalue1
Procedure time N2 Median (range) N2 Median (range)  
 Insertion time (min) 28 18.8 (8.2-42.2) 89 10.6 (0.4-135.6) 0.0043
 Withdrawal time (min) 26 3.6 (0.02-20.5) 83 10.0 (1.0-43.9) 0.0024
 Total procedure time (min) 52 20.8 (1.9-133.3) 82 22.7 (7.7-148.9) 0.065
  1. 1Wilcoxon signed rank test comparing only those patients with available time data for both incomplete and complete procedures.
  2. 2Number of patients for which time data was available from the electronic medical record.
  3. 3N = 24.
  4. 4N = 20.
  5. 5N = 44.