Polyethylene glycol versus sodium phosphate in bowel cleansing for colonoscopy: a randomized trial.

@article{HuppertzHauss2005PolyethyleneGV,
  title={Polyethylene glycol versus sodium phosphate in bowel cleansing for colonoscopy: a randomized trial.},
  author={Gert Huppertz-Hauss and Michael Bretthauer and Jostein Sauar and J Kevin Paulsen and \Oystein Kjellevold and Bernard M Majak and Geir Hoff},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={537-41}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS There have been conflicting results regarding the adverse effects of established bowel cleansing regimens. The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of three bowel cleansing regimens on subjective well-being, electrolyte balance, cardiac arrhythmia, and the microscopic post-cleansing appearance of the colonic mucosa. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 231 consecutive outpatients were randomly assigned to receive bowel preparation for colonoscopy with… CONTINUE READING