Effect of bowel cleansing and colonoscopy on serum CEA levels.

Abstract

A group of patients being investigated for various forms of colonic pathology showed an apparent rise in serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) level following bowel cleansing at the time of colonoscopy, as compared with the 'resting' level. The rise was particularly marked in a small group of patients with colonic polyps or previous colonic resection for… (More)

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@article{Turner1993EffectOB, title={Effect of bowel cleansing and colonoscopy on serum CEA levels.}, author={Jenna M. Turner and Catharine M. Sturgeon}, journal={Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh}, year={1993}, volume={38 2}, pages={89-91} }