TITLE

PEG 3350

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Reactions Weekly;10/14/2006, Issue 1123, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study of a 77-year-old man, who was receiving haemodialysis and had taken laxatives for chronic constipation, developed sigmoid volvulus after ingesting a PEG 3350-containing solution in preparation for colonoscopy. The patient, who had experienced intermittent abdominal discomfort over the previous 2 weeks and was scheduled to undergo a colonoscopy, ingested 4 liters of a PEG 3350-containing solution. After 16 hours, the patient presented with acute abdominal pain.
ACCESSION #
23661196

 

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