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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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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 ...

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.

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...

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

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....

Chromoscopy May Boost Adenoma Yield in Lynch Syndrome

In patients with Lynch syndrome, colonoscopy with chromoscopy can detect adenomas that may be unseen with standard colonoscopy, according to French researchers. Reuters Health Information

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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...

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...

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...

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