Table 1

Point of advancement of the instrument during flexible sigmoidosocpy

Point of advancementNo (%) of cases
Rectum21 (6.6)
Sigmoid colon90 (28.3)
Descending colon (splenic flexure)152 (47.9)
Transverse colon41 (12.9)
Ascending colon6 (1.8)
Caecum6 (1.8)
Not recorded1
Total317