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Single-Dose Linaclotide Is Equal in Efficacy to Polyethylene Glycol for Bowel Preparation Prior to Capsule Endoscopy.

07:00 EST 7th February 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Single-Dose Linaclotide Is Equal in Efficacy to Polyethylene Glycol for Bowel Preparation Prior to Capsule Endoscopy."

Video capsule endoscopy provides noninvasive visualization of the small bowel, but yield is often limited by debris. At our institution, preparation with polyethylene glycol (PEG) and simethicone is used to improve visualization.

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Name: Digestive diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
ISSN: 1421-9875
Pages: 1-6

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