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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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Mac And Cheese Before A Colonoscopy? Yep! You Can Eat Solid Foods The Day Before Getting Scoped

Many people think preparing for a colonoscopy is worse than the procedure itself. But a growing body of evidence suggests that the process could be made a lot more tolerable. Studies show that patient...

Anesthesia Increases Colonoscopy Risks

Though colonoscopy is often performed with anesthesia, a recent study published in the journal Gastroenterology has found that sedation increases the risk of complications.1 A colonoscopy is a type of...

Global rates of post-colonoscopy complications remain low

Worldwide rates of post-colonoscopy complications either remained low or decreased in the past 15 years, confirming the global safety of colonoscopy as a diagnostic, screening, surveillance and therap...

Diverticulosis Associated with Diarrhea, Not Constipation

This finding is counter to traditional thinking among clinicians.

Differences in Colonoscopy Quality Among Facilities

How do colonoscopy services vary from one type of facility to the other, and what should patients know before undergoing the procedure? Gastroenterology

Time to drop the 'no-eating rule' before colonoscopy?

(HealthDay)—New research suggests that the grueling process of preparing for a colonoscopy may not have to be endured on an empty stomach.

Colonoscopy Smashes CT Colonography for Sessile Serrated Polyp Detection

Colonoscopy has emerged as the clear lead screening modality in detecting high-risk SSP.

Office Visits Prior to Screening Colonoscopy

To the Editor The Research Letter by Dr Riggs and colleagues evaluated the prevalence of office visits prior to colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. They found that 30% of colonoscopies were p...

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Large Bowel Obstruction after Colonoscopy; A Case Report.

Postpolypectomy bleeding and perforation are the major complications of colonoscopy. This report presents a rare case of colon obstruction immediately after colonoscopy. A 56-year-old man underwent co...

Acute Abdominal Pain Following Optical Colonoscopy: CT Findings and Clinical Considerations.

Optical colonoscopy is a common procedure; more than 14 million are performed annually in the United States. Serious colonoscopy complications are uncommon, but they can be life-threatening if not qui...

Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ineligible for Direct Access Colonoscopy (DAC): Identifying Patients Who Fall Through the Cracks.

Patients ineligible for direct access colonoscopy (DAC) are typically referred for a pre-colonoscopy consultation with gastroenterology (GI). However, the referral from primary care to GI creates the ...

Population-Based Colonoscopy Screening for Colorectal Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Although some countries have implemented widespread colonoscopy screening, most European countries have not introduced it because of uncertainty regarding participation rates, procedure-related pain a...

Conversion of colonoscopy to flexible sigmoidoscopy: an unintended consequence of quality measurement in endoscopy.

To quantify the proportion of requests for colonoscopy that are performed as flexible sigmoidoscopy and documented reasons for this in ordinary UK hospital practice. To determine the effect these requ...

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