News tagged with colonoscopy

Study: Many elderly get colon screening too often

(AP) -- Many older Americans get repeat colon cancer tests they don't need and Medicare is paying for it, suggests a study that spotlights unnecessary risks to the elderly and a waste of money.

May 09, 2011
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Unusual treatment of colonic perforation

A research team from Italy described a case of a sigmoid perforation repaired with endoclips and endoloops, and sealed with fibrin glue. The effectiveness of this approach was confirmed on laparoscopic examination.

Mar 15, 2011
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