News tagged with polyethylene glycol

New device could make closing surgical incisions a cinch

Like many surgeons, Dr. Jason Spector is often faced with the challenge of securely closing the abdominal wall without injuring the intestines. If the process goes awry, there can be serious consequences for patients, including ...

Jul 07, 2017
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Chewing gum improves colonoscopy preparation

(HealthDay)—Chewing gum relieves discomfort associated with ingestion of the polyethylene glycol solution for colonoscopy preparation, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Feb 22, 2016
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Split-dose better than day-before colonoscopy prep

(HealthDay)—Split-dose regimens increase the quality of colon cleansing compared to day-before colonoscopy preparation, according to a review and meta-analysis published in the July issue of Gastroenterology.

Jul 06, 2015
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