TITLE

The Most Important Maneuver During Colonoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Waye, Jerome D.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2004, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p2086
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that straightening of the shaft is the most single important technique in instrument passage during colonoscopy. Technique for reaching the cecum frequently; Method used for correcting the looping and coiling of the instrument during intubation due to the multiple bends, folds and twists of the large bowel; Importance of maneuvers in intubation of a fixed and tortuous sigmoid colon.
ACCESSION #
15181473

 

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