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Original Source: Prevalence and patterns of diverticulosis in patients undergoing colonoscopy in a southern Indian hospital.

The prevalence of diverticular disease of colon of colon is reportedly low in Asian compared to Western countries. We analyzed the prevalence of colonic diverticulosis in a selected cohort of patients undergoing colonoscopy. Retrospective study of records of patients undergoing colonoscopy in a tertiary hospital in southern India.

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Laxatives are medicines that relieve constipation (difficulty with bowel movements). They are a popular type of over-the-counter remedy. They can also be prescribed for conditions that could get wor...

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Virtual colonoscopy

a less invasive, new version of colonoscopy, done without sedation and using X-rays and computer-based, virtual-reality technology to produce 3-D images of the lining of the colon. Virtual colonoscopy...

A patient’s role in ensuring high quality colonoscopy

The American Cancer Society recently released important new data showing that the rate at which people are diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. has dropped 30% in the last ten years for those aged...

About 6 percent of colorectal cancers are missed by colonoscopy

About 6 percent of colorectal cancers are diagnosed within three to five years after the patient receives a clean colonoscopy report, according to a population-based study by researchers from Huntsman...

Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 -- Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests...

Endoscopic vs Histological Look at Polyps During Colonoscopy

Does endoscopy provide a clearer look at polyps during a colonoscopy than subsequent histopathological assessment? This new study takes a look. Gut

Colonoscopy Technique Key to Polyp Detection (CME/CE)

SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- Technique trumped time for identifying colorectal polyps during screening colonoscopy, an analysis video-recorded procedures showed.

Colonoscopy leads to huge reduction in colon cancer incidence in older Americans

Colon cancer incidence rates have dropped 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 10 years among adults 50 and older due to the widespread uptake of colonoscopy, with the largest decrease in people over ag...

Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect

THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 -- Colorectal cancer is missed in about 6 percent of colonoscopies, according to a new study. "Not only did we find that colonoscopy isn't perfect, we discovered a number of f...

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Jejunal diverticulosis - rare cause of gastrointestinal bleed.

Jejunal diverticulosis was first described by Somerling in 1794 and by Sir Astley Cooper in 1807. Jejunal diverticula are rare. Hemorrhage from jejunal diverticula usually presents as gastrointestinal...

Pattern and distribution of colonic diverticulosis: Analysis of 2877 barium enemas in Thailand.

To determine the pattern and distribution of colonic diverticulosis in Thai adults.

Computer-based virtual reality colonoscopy simulation improves patient-based colonoscopy performance.

Colonoscopy simulators that enable one to perform computer-based virtual colonoscopy now exist. However, data regarding the effectiveness of this virtual training are limited.

Comamonas kerstersii bacteremia in a patient with diverticulosis.

We report for the first time a case of bacteremia caused by Comamonas kerstersii in a 65-year-old patient with sign of diverticulosis. In addition, we review the isolation of Comamonas sp. and related...

The relationship between colonic diverticulosis and abdominal visceral and subcutaneous fat accumulation measured by abdominal CT scan.

Besides age, risk factors for colonic diverticular disease include dietary meat intake and Western lifestyles, which are also risk factors for obesity. However, the association between obesity and col...

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