Sarah Takekawa

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Colonoscopies are usually regarded as safe procedures with low complication rates and are recommended for anyone over the age of fifty for colon cancer screening. Splenic rupture is a rare complication of colonoscopy with few reported cases in the English literature. We present the only reported case of such a complication in the state of Hawai'i and the(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to explore intrauterine device (IUD) awareness and knowledge in a diverse, multiethnic population. METHODS We conducted a self-administered, anonymous survey addressing awareness of the IUD as a contraceptive method and knowledge about aspects of IUD use in a group of women aged 14 to 19 years. Demographic and(More)
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