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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...
Predictors of postcolonoscopy ED visits include patient-related, societal, and procedural factors, almost none of which reflects quality of colonoscopy.
Comprehensive, population-based data on adverse events after colonoscopy and other low-risk non-gastrointestinal procedures
Another population-based study shows excess risk for aspiration pneumonia when anesthesia assistance is used during 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...
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...
There are limited colonoscopy-based cohort data concerning the effectiveness of colonoscopy in reducing colorectal cancer deaths. The aim of this study was to clarify whether colonoscopy reduces color...