Colonoscopy preparation in children: safety, efficacy, and tolerance of high- versus low-volume cleansing methods.

@article{Silva1997ColonoscopyPI,
  title={Colonoscopy preparation in children: safety, efficacy, and tolerance of high- versus low-volume cleansing methods.},
  author={Marcos Marques da Silva and Graham L Briars and Mark K Patrick and Geoffrey John Cleghorn and Ross William Shepherd},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          33-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The use of large-volume electrolyte balanced solutions as preparation for colonoscopy often results in poor patient compliance and acceptance. The tolerance, safety, and efficacy of high-versus low-volume colon-cleansing methods as preparation for colonoscopy in children were compared by randomized operator-blinded trial. METHODS Twenty-nine children ages 3.6-14.6 years had either high-volume nasogastric balanced polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage (20 ml/kg/ h) until the… CONTINUE READING
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