DIVERTICULAR DISEASE: RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN PREVALENCE
- Colonoscopy in Management of Colonic Strictures. Hunt, Richard H.; Teague, Robin H.; Swarbrick, Edwin T.; Williams, Christopher B. // British Medical Journal;8/9/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5979, p360
Assesses the use of colonoscopy in the management of colonic strictures. Fallacy of the possibility of making a pre-examination diagnosis; Safety of colonoscopy in elucidating the differential diagnosis of strictures of the large bowel; Inability of colonoscopy in distinguishing between...
- Should colonoscopy be the first investigation for colonic disease? Lindsay, D.C.; Freeman, J.G.; Cobden, I.; Record, C.O. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/16/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6616, p167
Evaluates colonoscopy for the investigation of colonic disease. Conduction of barium enema examination as an alternative investigation; Acceptance of fiberoptic gastroduodenoscopy to determine patients with upper gastrointestinal symptoms; Diagnosis of the disease process.
- Investigating constipation. // British Medical Journal;3/8/1980, Vol. 280 Issue 6215, p669
Investigates the causes and effects constipation. Possibility of carcinomatous stricture of the colon; Implications of presence of flesh in the faeces; Effectiveness of colonoscopy on abdominal examinations.
- Methods of Reducing Discomfort During Colonoscopy. // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Jun2008, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p1462
AbstractÂ Â In the United States sedation for colonoscopy is usual practice. Unsedated colonoscopy is limited to a small proportion of unescorted patients and those with a personal preference for no sedation. Over 80% of patients who accept the option of as-needed sedation can complete...
- Gangrenous caecal volvulus after colonoscopy. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/5/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6363, p439
Presents a case of caecal volvulus after colonoscopy in Great Britain. Complications of colonoscopy; Development of abdominal distension; Confirmation of the diverticular disease of the colon.
- Colonoscopy patients in Ireland waiting too long. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;May2010, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p12
The article reports that colonscopy patients were waiting more than 6 months in Ireland for expected changes in technology.
- Collagenous colitis in adult Sri Lankans: experience from the Indian subcontinent. Satarasinghe, R. L.; Fernando, H. R. R.; Jayamaha, D. H.; Samarasinghe, I.; De Silva, A. P. // Gut;Mar2006, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p436
The article examines the clinical features and demographics of collagenous colitic patients in Sri Lanka. Patients who underwent colonoscopy at Base Hospital-Panadura were included in the study. Those with chronic colonic symptoms had mucosal biopsies taken from all major segments of the colon....
- Collagenous Colitis. Danzi, J. Thomas; McDonald, Thomas J.; King, Joseph // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1988, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p83
A middle-aged female with chronic, watery diarrhea was diagnosed after extensive evaluation as having collagenous colitis. The clinical, histological, and pathological findings of our case and those previously reported are reviewed. The diagnostic importance of total colonoscopy with biopsy in a...
- THE HISTOLOGIC NATURAL HISTORY OF COLLAGENOUS COLITIS. Wu, Danny; Surawicz, Christina // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1994, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p135
This study evaluated 14 patients (12 women, two men) with collagenous colitis. Sequential colonic biopsies over time were evaluated in the course of disease, and were correlated with symptoms. Biopsies were taken at total colonoscopy or at flexible 60-cni sigmoidoscopy. Approximately one-half...