Why would you get a sigmoidoscopy instead of a colonoscopy?

This question was asked in Manhattan, New York on 03/29/2012.
Why would you get a sigmoidoscopy instead of a colonoscopy?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 4/2/2012 1

Colonoscopy is the best screening test. I would recommend a colonoscopy over a sigmoidoscopy.