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Types of laxatives

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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Repeat Colonoscopy Following a Negative Colonoscopy

Does performing earlier-than-recommended colonoscopies in older patients after a negative colonoscopy provide any clinical benefit? Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is widely used to diagnose and treat colon disorders. How successful is it, and in what particular situations is it most warranted? The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Optimizing Adequacy of Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy

What is the most effective way to properly cleanse the bowel in preparation for a colonoscopy? The American Journal of Gastroenterology

GastroBreak: Missing Pancreatic Ca, Colonoscopy Spray

(MedPage Today) -- Can a simple spray change colonoscopy practice?

Colon Cleansing for Colonoscopy: New Guidelines

With products coming and going, what is the best preparation for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy? Medscape Gastroenterology

Gauging Quality in Colonoscopy

Dr David Johnson takes you through the highlights of the new performance targets for quality colonoscopy -- from getting consent to reviewing results with patients. Medscape Gastroenterology

No Added Benefit of Capnography in Colonoscopy

The device required to monitor patients for early signs of hypoxemia while sedated during colonoscopy did not detect the problem, the first randomized controlled trial evaluating the technology shows....

Promising colonoscopy data meets Sesame Street’s Ernie

Germany was one of the first countries worldwide to introduce colonoscopy as part of its national statutory cancer screening program back in 2002. Researchers now have comprehensive data looking at...

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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...

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.

The Effect of Hysterectomy on Colonoscopy Completion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

The primary aim of colonoscopy is a complete and thorough examination of the colon. There are a number of factors, however, that can potentially increase the difficulty of completing a colonoscopy. A ...

Quality measures and quality improvements in colonoscopy.

Approximately 14 million colonoscopies are performed annually in the United States making this the most common gastrointestinal endoscopic procedure. Although the demand for colonoscopy remains strong...

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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