Colonic preparation correlates with fasting breath hydrogen in patients undergoing colonoscopy.

@article{Mann2003ColonicPC,
  title={Colonic preparation correlates with fasting breath hydrogen in patients undergoing colonoscopy.},
  author={Nirmal Singh Mann and David Condon and Joseph W. C. Leung},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 49},
  pages={85-6}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Fasting breath hydrogen has been reported to be low after fasting and polyethylene glycol ingestion. However, the relationship between fasting breath hydrogen and colonic preparation for colonoscopy has not been studied before. We evaluated fasting breath hydrogen in patients undergoing colonoscopy and correlated it with the quality of colonic preparation. METHODOLOGY One day before colonoscopy, the patients ingested clear liquid diet and starting in the afternoon the day… CONTINUE READING

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