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A 75-year-old woman with a remote history of sigmoidectomy for perforated diverticulitis, as well as benign colonic polyps found during colonoscopy 4 years prior, presented for surveillance colonoscopy.
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Water Exchange Is the Least Painful Colonoscope Insertion Technique and Increases Completion of Unsedated Colonoscopy
Nov. 19, 2015
We performed a head-to-head comparison of air insufflation (AI), carbon dioxide (CO2) insufflation, water immersion (WI), and water exchange (WE) to determine which combination of insertion techniques produces the least amount of pain.
What is your diagnosis? A 71 year-old became symptomatically anemic and underwent a colonoscopy, showing a large rectal fungating mass extending between 10 and 15 cm in length, occupying >50% of the colon circumference.
Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality
May 5, 2015
This continuing education activity developed by the CDC and endorsed by the AGA provides guidance and tools for clinicians on the optimal ways to implement screening for colorectal cancer to help ensure that patients receive maximum benefit.
Order the printed syllabus from the 2015 postgraduate course, Evidence That Will Change Your Practice: New Advances for Common Clinical Problems, and learn critical data that will change your understanding of disease and your clinical practice.