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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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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 ...

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.

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...

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...

Study Question Surveillance Colonoscopy (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Removal of adenomatous polyps--without follow-up surveillance colonoscopy--led to a colorectal cancer mortality similar to that of general population, results of a large Norwegian c...

Study Questions Surveillance Colonoscopy (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Removal of adenomatous polyps--without follow-up surveillance colonoscopy--led to a colorectal cancer mortality similar to that of general population, results of a large Norwegian c...

Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average-risk patients with 1 to 2 small polyps consistent with guidelines

According to a new study, endoscopists' recommendations for timing of surveillance colonoscopy in average-risk patients with one to two small polyps are consistent with guideline recommendations in ab...

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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...

Double-balloon colonoscopy carried out by a trainee after incomplete conventional colonoscopy.

It has been reported that double-balloon colonoscopy (DBC) is useful for patients after failed colonoscopy. In most cases previously reported, expert colonoscopists have carried out DBC. However, DBC ...

Emergency Management of Complicated Jejunal Diverticulosis.

Jejunal diverticulosis is a rare condition that is usually found incidentally. It is most often asymptomatic but presenting symptoms are nonspecific and include abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, malab...

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