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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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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...

Capsule colonoscopy deemed 'adequate' alternative

(HealthDay)—In an average-risk screening population, capsule colonoscopy seems adequate for patients who cannot undergo colonoscopy or who had incomplete colonoscopies, although additional research ...

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...

Cap Assisted Colonoscopy for the Detection of Serrated Polyps

Does cap-assisted colonoscopy have a higher detection rate of serrated polyps when compared to standard colonoscopy, and can it be protective against interval colon cancers? BMC Gastroenterology

Does Colonoscopy Cut Colon Cancer Rates in Seniors? (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Lowered CRC rate with surveillance colonoscopy in the elderly is disputed.

Regular colonoscopy can prevent bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. The prognosis depends greatly on the stage at which the tumour is discovered. Colonoscopy is regarded as the best method for identifying pre-can...

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 ...

Small bowel diverticulosis

bmj;350/apr22_9/h1920/FIG1F1fig1An 88 year old woman presented with a one week history of vomiting, abdominal pain, and distension. Computed tomography of the abdomen showed obstruction of the distal....

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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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