colonoscopy colonoscopy

Definition(s):

  • (n) visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation

News

  1. Women can be screened years later than men with 'virtual colonoscopy'

    A new study has found that women can be screened for colorectal cancer at least five to 10 years later than men when undergoing an initial “virtual colonoscopy.” The findings may help establish guidelines for the use of this screening technique, which is less invasive than a traditional colonoscopy.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Bio Dirt Commonly Found In Colonoscopy, Endoscopy Equipment

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Feeling a little violated by the idea of getting a colonoscopy ? Well a new study of several hospitals in the US shows there is a little more to worry about than just that invasion of privacy. After conducting tests at five hospitals researchers said they determined that three out of 20 flexible gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes used for ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. Few access Internet help for colonoscopy prep

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite reminders, people scheduled for a colonoscopy didn't access an Internet video designed to educate them about proper preparation for the screening, in a new study. "We were really surprised. It wasn't just that nobody had Internet access… People just didn't want to go the extra step (and watch the video)," said Dr. Brian Jacobson, a ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "You know, you turn 50, you get a colonoscopy," Sutcliffe, now a major league baseball color analyst for ESPN, told The Examiner exclusively Wednesday afternoon. "Well, I waited until I was 51, but I went in and got one. The next thing I...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Rick Sutcliffe Source: Blue Springs Examiner

  2. "This is something I'm not enjoying about the presidential race," Obama said in an interview. "Me getting screwed I'm fine with. Suddenly everybody who's ever touched my life is subject to a colonoscopy on the front page of the newspaper."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Kansas City Star

  3. Stanzel said the procedure was a preplanned, "routine surveillance colonoscopy," and that doctors were not surprised by what they found.
    on Jul 21, 2007 By: Scott Stanzel Source: AFP

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