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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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Managing Diverticulosis and Diverticular Disease

How could a better understanding of the pathophysiology of diverticulosis and diverticular disease lead to more improved methods of both diagnosis and treatment? Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeuti...

The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 -- The doctor performing your colonoscopy makes a difference in whether you'll develop colon cancer or die from it, a new study finds. Colonoscopy saves lives, and "high quality...

A patient secretly records his colonoscopy. It cost this doctor her job.

A patient undergoing a colonoscopy pressed “record” on his smartphone before being sedated, hoping to capture instructions from his physicians after the procedure.  What he heard instead...

Improving Screening Colonoscopy Quality

Do colonoscopy quality report cards and standards of practice result in an improvement in adenoma-detection rates? The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Fecal Occult Blood Testing After Negative Colonoscopy

Research finds that the prevalence of adenomas is low in average-risk patients within 5 years of a negative colonoscopy. The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Cancers caught during screening colonoscopy are more survivable

(American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Patients whose colorectal cancer is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait until they have symptoms ...

Colonoscopy Findings Fade Quickly From Memory

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 -- The longer it's been since their last colonoscopy, the more likely patients are to forget important details about their procedure, a new study finds. In the study, 200 people...

Most Patients Forget Colonoscopy Results as Time Goes By

Physicians performing colonoscopy should take the time to examine findings from the patient's previous procedure, because patient recall is poor, new research indicates. Medscape Medical News

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The role of colonoscopy in managing diverticular disease of the colon.

Diverticulosis of the colon is frequently found on routine colonoscopy, and the incidence of diverticular disease and its complications appears to be increasing. The role of colonoscopy in managing th...

Trend and Risk Factors of Diverticulosis in Japan: Age, Gender, and Lifestyle/Metabolic-Related Factors May Cooperatively Affect on the Colorectal Diverticula Formation.

Despite the marked increase of diverticulosis, its risk factors have not been adequately elucidated. We therefore aim to identify significantly associated factors with diverticulosis. We also aim to i...

A Rare Case of Jejunal Diverticulosis Causing Mesenteric Volvulus.

Jejunal diverticulosis is a rare asymptomatic entity [1]. In literature, there are only few cases of jejunal diverticulosis where small gut volvulus is reported. The disease entity is important as it ...

U.S. Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Do Not Have a Decreased Risk of Diverticulosis.

Studies outside the United States have described a lower prevalence of diverticulosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) than in patients without IBD. The aim of this study was to asses...

Colonoscopy Quality Assessment.

Colonoscopy is the cornerstone of colorectal cancer screening programs. There is significant variability in the quality of colonoscopy between endoscopists. Colonoscopy quality assessment tracks vario...

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