Increasing adenoma detection rates in the right side of the colon

Post written by Madhav Desai, MD, MPH, from the Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Colonoscopy prevents colon cancer and, therefore, has become a widely used screening modality. Right-sided lesions are often missed during standard colonoscopy and could account for interval colon cancer. As gastroenterologists and endoscopists, our keen …

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Endoluminal US for stool liquefaction

Lyndon V. Hernandez, MD, MPH from GI Associates in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin discusses his New Methods article "A pilot study of endoluminal US for stool liquefaction" from the March issue. The purpose of this study was to find out if ultrasound can efficiently liquefy stools. It is difficult to clear …

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