THE COLONOSCOPY SIMULATOR AS A TEACHING TOOL
- Massive rectal bleeding in a patient with a history of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hwang, V. V.; Chan, P.; Law, I. C.; Khin, A. I.; Yau, I. // Gut;Oct2008, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p1412
The article provides an answer to a question about the diagnosis of a 60-year-old woman, who is a carrier of hepatitis B and C, based on the colonoscopy finding.
- FOLLOW UP AUDIT OF COLONOSCOPY COMPLETION RATE: IT TAKES TIME TO IMPROVE. Mullen, P.J. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA76
Background: An initial audit of 357 colonoscopies demonstrated what was thought, at the time, to be a well below par overall completion rate of 73.9%, adjusted to 80.5% if operator independent failures (eg poor bowel preparation, stricture, obstructing tumour) were excluded. Action undertaken:...
- Ichaemic colitis as a complication of colonoscopy. Wheeldon, Nigel M.; Grundman, Michael J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/10/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6760, p1080
Examines the complications of colonoscopy. Case report of a woman with dyspepsia and loose motions; Conduction of a clinical trial to the woman; Diagnosis of an ischemic colitis in the women.
- Report card improved adenoma detection, cecal intubation rate during colonoscopy. // Hem/Onc Today;7/25/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p48
The article discusses research which examined the impact of colonoscopies administered after introducing a quarterly report card on cecal intubation and adenoma detection, published in a 2013 issue of the "Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy."
- Random Colonic Mucosal Biopsies During Colonoscopy Performed for Chronic Diarrhea: Differences in Practice Patterns Between Gastroenterologists and Surgeons in a Study of 300 Patients. Nojkov, Borko; Onea, Mirela; Cappell, Mitchell S // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2014, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p776
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article related to colonoscopy performed for chronic diarrhea in the previous issue.
- Closely Screen Relatives of Sporadic Colorectal Cancer Patients. // Modern Medicine;Oct98, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p12
Discusses the abstract of the article `Colonoscopic screening in first-degree relatives of patients with `sporadic' colorectal cancer: A case control study,' by A. Pariente, C. Milan et al, published in the July 1998 issue of the `Gastroenterology' periodical.
- Tubular Adenomas can be Followed Safely at Longer Intervals. // Modern Medicine;Oct98, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p19
Discusses the abstract of the article `Adenoma characteristics at first colonoscopy as predictors of adenoma recurrence and characteristics at follow-up,' by R.U. Van Stolk, G.J. Beck et al, published in the July 1998 issue of the `Gastroenterology' periodical.
- Colonoscopy Finds Few Advanced Polyps in Patients with a Single Tubular Adenoma. // Modern Medicine;Oct98, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p24
Discusses the abstract of the article `Is colonoscopy indicated for small adenomas found by screening flexible sigmoidoscopy?,' by M.B. Wallace, J.A. Kemp, published in the August 15, 1998 issue of the `Annual of Internal Medicine' periodical.
- Colonoscopy: The initial test for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Chaudhry, Vivek; Hyser, Matthew J.; Gracias, Vincente H.; Gau, Frederick C. // American Surgeon;Aug1998, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p723
Reports on the results of a study on the use of emergency colonoscopy for acute lower gastrointestinal (LGI) bleeding. Characteristics of LGI bleeding; Performance of the procedure called unprepped colonoscopy by surgical endoscopists relying on the cathartic effect of blood and liberal...