Navigation Links
Study shows unsedated colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening well accepted by patients
Date:10/26/2009

OAK BROOK, Ill. October 26, 2009 Researchers from Taiwan report in a new study that unsedated colonoscopy for primary colorectal cancer screening is well accepted in a majority of patients. Sedation is typically used for colonoscopy to make the patient feel comfortable during the procedure. In Taiwan, colonoscopy is performed less frequently than sigmoidoscopy for colorectal cancer screening due to concerns over cost and availability. While sigmoidoscopy is generally accepted as a well tolerated procedure without sedation, many physicians and patients assume colonoscopy requires sedation for patients to be comfortable. Researchers compared unsedated colonoscopy with sigmoidoscopy to analyze factors associated with acceptance of the procedures and need for sedation. The study appears in the October issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Colonoscopy is recommended as the primary screening method for colorectal cancer and is the final common pathway for all other recommended screening tests. It is considered the "gold standard" for colorectal cancer screening because of the ability to diagnose and remove polyps (growths) before they become cancer. Colonoscopy utilizes a colonoscope, a tube with a light and video camera on the end, which allows the physician to see the entire colon. If a polyp is found, it can be removed immediately. Flexible sigmoidoscopy consists of a sigmoidoscope, a slender, lighted tube about the thickness of a finger. This allows the physician to look only at the inside of the rectum and lower part of the colon for cancer or polyps. This exam only evaluates about one-third of the colon; the other two-thirds are not examined. If polyps are found, the patient must return for a full colonoscopy.

The advantages of unsedated colonoscopy include the elimination of the risks associated with sedation, especially in patien
'/>"/>

Contact: Anne Brownsey
abrownsey@asge.org
630-570-5635
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic study shows people with heart devices can digest advanced diagnostic technology safely
2. Wolves lose their predatory edge in mid-life, new U of Minnesota study shows
3. Study finds delay in follow-up among African-American women receiving abnormal breast finding
4. STAAR Surgical Collamer(R) Accommodating Study Team Reports First Phase Assessments at AAO
5. After Tonsillectomy, Short-Term Antibiotics Effective: Study
6. Study reveals an increase in long-term antidepressant drug use
7. Study Finds Less Toxic Treatment for Myeloma
8. CT Scans Surpass X-Rays for Swine Flu: Study
9. Study shows how normal cells influence tumor growth
10. Sex With a Partner Makes Evolutionary Sense: Study
11. Research partnership will study how electronic medical records can address genetics of drug safety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/28/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... physical therapy techniques such as Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, ... and gait/motion analysis. After moving to upgraded facilities ... and running clinic. Now, owner Dr. Lev Kalika ... performance and injury prevention lab in the country. ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing ... foremost experts in the industry, is releasing its top diet ... , “The official start of winter is still three weeks ... with an icy blast. After one of the worst winters ... usher in another brutal winter,” says Dr. Kevin J. McLaughlin, ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Junk-A-Car ( http://www.junkacar.com ), one of the ... to help drivers, especially those in and around the ... areas deal with the especially harsh winter weather that ... the country. , With the high number of reported ... crashed and junk cars, Junk-A-Car is voluntarily ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Mequon, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... facial plastic surgeons , announced the expansion of Quintessa ... new center will be located at W307 N1497 Golf ... 2015. , According to Dr. Campbell, the new Delafield ... non-surgical procedures for patients, including: Botox, filler ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Secura Consultants, based in ... marketing organizations in the country focused on delivering ... marketplace. Secura Consultants is proud to offer complimentary ... Group, a leading global financial company. , Many ... the ownership interest comes the need for business ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Opens Nation's Most Advanced Movement Performance and Injury Prevention Lab 2Health News:New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Opens Nation's Most Advanced Movement Performance and Injury Prevention Lab 3Health News:Agein Corporation, a Leading Anti-Aging Company, Releases Top Diet and Personal Care Tips for Preventing Dry Skin this Season 2Health News:Junk-A-Car Expanding Service to Assist U.S. Car Owners That May be Affected by Severe Winter Storms 2Health News:Dr. Andrew Campbell to Expand Quintessa Aesthetic Center into Delafield 2Health News:Secura Consultants Offers Complimentary Buy-Sell Agreement Reviews 2
... -- Some women who inherit the BRCA1 or BRCA2 breast ... with breast cancer nearly a decade earlier than those who ... Researchers examined the family trees of 128 breast or ... determine the origins of the patients, cancer genes. "No ...
... around the world are reporting they are burned out and ... Pennsylvania School of Nursing,s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy ... Between 20 to 60 percent of nurses reported ... International Journal for Quality in Health Care , which ...
... of South American songbirds completed by the Department of ... Natural History, has discovered these birds differ dramatically in ... which indicates they are on the road to becoming ... show that species could change, that they were not ...
... Copenhagen have explored the active principles of a Danish mushroom ... particularly toxic towards cancer cells. The goal is to synthesise ... in future drug development. Asia has a long ... products. Many substances found in fungi are today registered as ...
... INDIANAPOLIS -- The health care system in the United States ... to the bedside, how to ensure more equitable use of ... how to pay for that care. The 10th ... of the journal Medical Care tackles key conceptual ...
... Over the past quarter century in Australia, cancer incidence rates ... are some of the findings of a recent study published ... Compared with any other disease group, cancer has ... two Australians developing cancer and one in five dying from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Family Tree May Affect Diagnosis Age in Some Breast Cancers 2Health News:To keep nurses, improve their work environments 2Health News:Danish mushroom inspires cancer researchers 2Health News:Danish mushroom inspires cancer researchers 3Health News:Journal supplement presents strategies for introducing health care delivery innovation 2Health News:Study sheds light on cancer burden in Australia 2
(Date:11/28/2014)... QC , Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch ... and known under the « Équilibre, orthèses et ... Ended on September 30, 2014. All dollar amounts in the ... for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended this ... by 2,1 % compared to revenues of $ 4 227 942 ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... LOS ANGELES , Nov. 28, 2014 According ... Americans over the course of their lifetime. For many, these ... chronic pain that is caused by a variety of factors. ... disc, surgery may be the best option. While there are ... Laser Discectomy performed by Seyed M. Rezaian , M.D., ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Nov. 28, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ... announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... of its outstanding 6.875% Senior Notes due 2018, ... on December 29, 2014 and has mailed an ... the redemption, approximately US$500 million aggregate principal amount ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:First Quarter Results fiscal year ended September 30, 2015 - Ergoresearch reports its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. 2First Quarter Results fiscal year ended September 30, 2015 - Ergoresearch reports its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. 3First Quarter Results fiscal year ended September 30, 2015 - Ergoresearch reports its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. 44 Advantages of Laser Back Surgery When Fixing a Herniated Disk 2Valeant Announces Redemption of US$445.0 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of its Outstanding 6.875% Senior Notes due 2018 2
... fewer products in the pipeline and more at the ... commercial life of mature brands are critical to today,s ... as many as 10 years and billions of dollars ... To help biopharmaceutical companies more effectively ...
... Mass., Feb. 24, 2012  Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ... Company effective March 5, 2012 as Vice President of ... ) Mr. Helsel, age 48, was with ... was Vice President of Operations for the Surgical Solutions ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Report Delivers ROI Analysis on Key Lifecycle Management Strategies Utilized by the Pharmaceutical Industry 2Dave Helsel Joins Haemonetics as Vice President of Global Manufacturing 2
... Aerosol Resistant Tips offer a safe alternative ... are designed for applications such as PCR(a), ... addition, ART Tips are excellent for tissue ... studies. ART Tips prevent aerosol contaminants and ...
... LBP Processor is a primary component of ... accessioning, processing, sampling, and slide preparation ... The MonoPrep LBP Processor produces high-quality sample ... broad range of cytology specimen types. It ...
... Like all Gilson disposable ... in a sterilized version. Each ... in medical device-quality plastic to ... Sterilization is guaranteed by the ...
200 L, Racked, Pre-sterilized, 96 tips/rack Recommended for 20, 25, 50, 100 and 200 L pipettes. Can also be used with 300 L pipettes when pipetting 200 L or less....
Medicine Products: