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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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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

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

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....

How Much Is My Colonoscopy Going to Cost? $600? $5,400?

By JEANNE PINDER How much does a colonoscopy cost? Well, that depends. If you’re uninsured, this is a big question. We’ve learned that cash or self-pay prices can range from $600 to over $5,400, s...

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...

Non-PEG Colonoscopy Bowel Prep Seems Preferable in Children

For kids who need colonoscopy, bowel prep might best be done with a low-volume solution of sodium picosulfate plus magnesium oxide and citric acid, according to Italian researchers. Reuters Health I...

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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 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...

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...

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