A randomized controlled trial comparing polyethylene glycol + ascorbic acid with sodium picosulphate + magnesium citrate solution for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy.

@article{Sahebally2015ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial comparing polyethylene glycol + ascorbic acid with sodium picosulphate + magnesium citrate solution for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy.},
  author={Shaheel Mohammad Sahebally and John Burke and S Chu and Oladapo Mabadeje and Justin G. Geoghegan},
  journal={Irish journal of medical science},
  year={2015},
  volume={184 4},
  pages={819-23}
}
INTRODUCTION Adequate bowel cleansing which is acceptable to the patient is a prerequisite for safe and effective colonoscopy. A 2-L polyethylene glycol solution containing ascorbic acid and electrolytes (PEG-Asc) is an alternative to sodium picosulphate + magnesium citrate (SPS-Mg) for bowel preparation. The aim of the current study is to compare PEG-Asc to SPS-Mg in terms of tolerability and efficacy. METHODS This was a single blind, randomized controlled trial. A blinded assessment of… CONTINUE READING