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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...
TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 -- It appears that $100 might go a long way toward convincing someone to get a colonoscopy. New research found that such a cash incentive doubled the chances that older adults w...
In Reply Solutions are needed to decrease the costly increase of discretionary monitored anesthesia care use in low-risk patients undergoing screening colonoscopy. A study of US Veterans suggested tha...
To the Editor Dr Leung commented on a study in JAMA Internal Medicine on monitored anesthesia care for outpatient gastrointestinal endoscopy and advocated for further study of water exchange colonosco...
A financial incentive resulted in modestly higher screening colonoscopy uptake.
In Reply To be effective, FIT for colorectal cancer screening requires follow-up colonoscopy in patients with positive results. We did not advocate for delays in colonoscopy in our Editorial. We agree...
When water is used to expand the colon before colonoscopy, instead of air, higher-risk polyps are easier to detect, new research shows, but the technique is controversial. Medscape Medical News
Predictors of postcolonoscopy ED visits include patient-related, societal, and procedural factors, almost none of which reflects quality of colonoscopy.
Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 57-year-old woman is evaluated after a recent screening colonoscopy. The colonoscopy ...
Appendicular diverticulosis is one of the very rare diseases which is also difficult to diagnose, especially clinically, due to its silent course and non-specific symptoms. It comes under the notation...
Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) is a potent neurotrophic factor known to promote the survival and maintenance of neurons not only in the developing but also in the adult enteric ner...
Recognition of flat and small neoplastic lesions by colonoscopy is still challenging. High-definition (HD) i-Scan colonoscopy is a promising technique to maximize the sensitivity of colonoscopy; howev...
To assess the role of dietary pattern on the occurrence of colonic diverticulosis, diverticular disease and acute diverticulitis.
Primary care providers (PCPs) play a critical role in colon cancer screening by initiating referrals to gastroenterologists for colonoscopy, but little is known about their role in pre-colonoscopy bow...