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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...
(Bioscribe) Detailed results from a Phase 2 study of a novel colonoscopy prep (ECP) under development by ColonaryConcepts, LLC show the investigational treatment to be at least as effective and safe a...
Detailed results from a Phase 2 study of a novel colonoscopy prep (ECP) under development by ColonaryConcepts, LLC show the investigational treatment to be at least as effective and safe as two curren...
The American College of Radiology (ACR), together with the Colon Cancer Alliance and other advocacy groups, want you to know that they’re urging Medicare to cover seniors for “virtual̶...
(HealthDay)—A colonoscopy can find and remove cancerous growths in the colon, but it may not provide much cancer prevention benefit after the age of 75, a new study suggests.
The Pure-VU system from MOTUS GI allows physicians to clean an inadequately prepped colon during a colonoscopy such that they can see existences of what could be cancerous polyps. The post
For outpatient colonoscopy, the new benzodiazepine provides adequate sedation, and recovery is faster than with the alternative, owing to its short half-life, new research shows. Medscape Medical Ne...
A new consensus statement finds fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) to be an excellent noninvasive alternative to colonoscopy. Medscape Medical News
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...
Inadequate bowel preparation during screening colonoscopy necessitates repeating colonoscopy. Studies suggest inadequate bowel preparation rates of 20-60%. This increases the cost of colonoscopy for o...
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...
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...
Though trials assessing the effectiveness of position changes during colonoscopy withdrawal have been reported, there is no agreement whether position changes during colonoscopy withdrawal can actuall...