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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

Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is widely used to diagnose and treat colon disorders. How successful is it, and in what particular situations is it most warranted? The American Journal of Gastroenterology

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...

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

Gauging Quality in Colonoscopy

Dr David Johnson takes you through the highlights of the new performance targets for quality colonoscopy -- from getting consent to reviewing results with patients. 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....

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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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