TITLE

PROSPECTIVE AUDIT OF THE INCIDENCE OF PREPARATION COLITIS ASSOCIATED WITH SODIUM PHOSPHATE

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, S. A.; Ainley, E. J.; Hickling, M.; Lesna, M.; Guha, N.; Winwood, P. J.; McCullen, M. A.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study related to prospective audit of the incidence of preparation colitis associated with sodium phosphate (NaP). NaP is a common and effective preparation for colonoscopy. However, it has been reported as causing transient mucosal ulcers of no clinical significance. PAC occurs in more than 3% of people receiving NaP preparation for colonoscopy. This can confuse clinical management if not recognized. The study concludes that all endoscopists using NaP must be aware of the features of PAC.
ACCESSION #
13218994

 

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