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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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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...

Novel 'patient-friendly' colonoscopy prep shows excellent efficacy and safety

(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...

Clinical study reveals safety and efficacy of novel investigational colonoscopy prep

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...

As radiologists push for “virtual” colonoscopy coverage, risk of misleading readers is real

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...

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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PEG 3350-containing bars, beverages an effective new approach to bowel prep for colonoscopy

A novel prescription colonoscopy prep kit that includes nutritionally balanced bars and flavored beverages containing PEG 3350 resulted in successful colon cleansing and patient satisfaction in a phas...

Study: Colonoscopy after 75 may not be worth it

(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.

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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...

Quantitative assessment of the effect of position changes during colonoscopy withdrawal.

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...

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