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A study in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine finds that colonoscopy appears to reduce the risk of developing or dying from colorectal cancer more powerfully than does sigmoidoscopy, a similar procedure that examines only a portion of the colon.
Bowtrol Colon Cleanser is designed to help people restore digestive balance and eliminate every type of symptom caused by a digestive disorder.
The physicians at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://colon92010.com) have added a new section to their website to help
Colon cleansing alternatives to surgery are now explored online at the eHealthMax.com company.
Among underserved patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) screening was not up to date, mailed outreach invitations appear to result in higher CRC screening compared with usual care.
Mention the word colonoscopy and you are likely to make people cringe with fear. While the subject is a touchy one for many, most health experts concur far-reaching changes are needed to improve people’s attitudes when it comes to colorectal cancer screening.
MIT researchers have developed a new endoscopy technology that could make it easier for doctors to detect precancerous lesions in the colon.
Colon cleanse for adults now over 40 years of age is examined in a new blog section online at the eHealthMax.com company.
The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...
Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...
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