PATIENT TOLERABILITY OF VIRTUAL COLONOSCOPY IN COMPARISON TO CONVENTIONAL COLONOSCOPY AND BARIUM ENEMA
- Spontaneous expulsion from rectum: a rare presentation of intestinal lipomas. Kouritas, Vasileios K.; Baloyiannis, Ioannis; Koukoulis, Georgios; Mamaloudis, Ioannis; Zacharoulis, Dimitris; Efthimiou, Matheos // World Journal of Emergency Surgery;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p19
Lipomas are rare, subserosal, usually solitary, pedunculated small lesions appearing mainly in the large intestine with a minimal malignancy potential. They usually run asymptomatic and become symptomatic when they become enlarged or complicated causing intestinal obstruction, perforation,...
- Course is benign for uncomplicated diverticular disease. // Journal of Family Practice;Dec2007, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p992
The article discusses the prognosis for adults with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease. A study has been evaluated to identify the natural history of diverticular disease on 163 adults of 64 to 80 years of age. The patients had been diagnosed with symptomatic uncomplicated...
- Estenosis congÃ©nita de colon con retenciÃ³n de cuerpos extraÃ±os. Informe de un caso. Galván-Montaño, Alfonso; de Lourdes Suárez-Roa, María; Carmona-Moreno, Erika // Cirugia y Cirujanos;may/jun2010, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p261
No abstract available.
- The Endoscopy Corner. Forde, Kenneth A.; Lebwohl, Oscar; Wolff, Marianne; Voorhees, Arthur B.; Waye, Jerome D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1979, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p182
Ischemic colitis is a well described complication following distal aortic replacement. The diagnosis is topically made by correlating clinical signs such as the occurrence of abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea with supporting radiographic changes. In this report, the diagnosis of ischemic...
- Colonoscopy better than barium enema? Vaizey, Carolyne // Pulse;5/27/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p80
Answers questions on colonoscopy and barium enema. Sensitivity rate of barium enema and colonoscopy; Miss rate of colonoscopy for adenomas; Information on how to increase the accuracy of barium enema.
- Clearing the way for colonoscopy. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;06/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p156
Offers advice on how to get the best result from a barium enema during colonoscopy. Cleanliness of the colon; Bowel preparation; Diet and water intake; Laxatives.
- Survey update on implementation, indications, and technical performance of computed tomography colonography in Sweden. Fisichella, Valeria A.; Hellström, Mikael // Acta Radiologica;Jan2010, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p4
Background: Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) has gained increased acceptance in the last few years as a valid substitute for double-contrast barium enema (DCBE). However, implementation of new technologies is complex, since several factors may influence the process. Purpose: To evaluate...
- Cystic lymphangiomas of the colon. Sato, Koichi; Maekawa, Takeo; Yabuki, Kiyotaka; Tomita, Natsumi; Eguchi, Masanobu; Matsumoto, Michio; Sugiyama, Noriyoshi // Journal of Gastroenterology;1999, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p520
Abstract: We report a patient with cystic lymphangiomas diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasonography and resected by partial polypectomy. A 42-year-old woman consulted a nearby physician because of a positive fecal occult blood test. Barium enema and colonoscopy revealed the presence of...
- Using Reimbursement to Improve Colonoscopy Quality. Feldman, Ronald E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2011, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p802
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Relative sensitivity of colonoscopy and barium enema for detection of colorectal cancer in clinical practice," by D. K. Rex and colleagues in the 1997 issue.