Preoperative bowel preparation. A survey of colon and rectal surgeons.

  title={Preoperative bowel preparation. A survey of colon and rectal surgeons.},
  author={Julio A. Solla and David A. Rothenberger},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={33 2},
A survey of 500 clinically active, board-certified colon and rectal surgeons in the United States and Canada was conducted to obtain data regarding current methods of bowel preparation for elective colorectal surgery. A review of recent publications on preoperative bowel preparation was used to compare the current literature recommendations with the actual practice among the group surveyed. Responses were received from 352 of 500 colorectal surgeons to whom questionnaires were sent (70 percent… CONTINUE READING