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Patients with inflammatory bowel disease showed improved satisfaction when they received deep sedation with propofol rather than moderate sedation with fentanyl and midazolam when undergoing colonoscopy, researchers found.
In an award-winning poster presentation, researchers investigated whether using a polyp detection device aided by artificial intelligence could improve rates of detection of adenomas during colonoscopy.
To prepare for colonoscopy, patients have traditionally consumed a bowel preparation solution the day before the procedure. What does recent research say about the efficacy of various methods of bowel prep? Take our quiz to find out!
Researchers sought to better understand the optimal timing of administering colonoscopy to patients admitted to the hospital with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
Should sterile carbon particle suspension be used to demarcate any lesion that may require localization at future endoscopic or surgical procedures with a tattoo? Take the quick quiz and find out.
The US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer’s new consensus statement includes recommendations for lesion assessment and description, lesion removal, lesion marking, surveillance, equipment, and quality of polypectomy.
The US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has released a consensus update to its 2012 recommendations for follow-up after colonoscopy with and without polypectomy.
Authors of a new study measured differences in patient radiation exposure and the scatter effect among endoscopy personnel between the use of conventional and artificial intelligence-enabled fluoroscopy systems. Findings were presented at the ACG 2019 Annual Meeting.
Authors of a new study presented at the ACG 2019 Annual Meeting compared a single low-residue diet and a clear-liquid diet for bowel preparation quality, tolerance, and satisfaction among more than 150 patients scheduled for outpatient colonoscopy.