Abdominal ultrasound after colonoscopy with insufflation of carbon dioxide versus air.

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the use of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) compared with air insufflation during colonoscopy improves ultrasonography after the procedure. MATERIAL AND METHODS In a double-blind trial, 30 patients were randomized to insufflation with CO(2) or air. Thirty minutes after colonoscopy abdominal ultrasound was performed. Immediately… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00365520903121693

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@article{Erchinger2009AbdominalUA, title={Abdominal ultrasound after colonoscopy with insufflation of carbon dioxide versus air.}, author={Friedemann Erchinger and Georg Dimcevski and Odd Helge Gilja and Trygve Hausken}, journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology}, year={2009}, volume={44 9}, pages={1055-9} }