Randomized, controlled comparison of two forms of preparation for screening flexible sigmoidoscopy.

@article{Sharma1997RandomizedCC,
  title={Randomized, controlled comparison of two forms of preparation for screening flexible sigmoidoscopy.},
  author={Virender Kumar Sharma and S K Chockalingham and Vivian Clark and Anupam Kapur and Emily N Steinberg and Elena Heinzelmann and Rajeev Vasudeva and Colin W. Howden},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={809-11}
}
OBJECTIVE There is a paucity of data regarding the optimal form of bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy. Most endoscopists recommend enemas. A simpler preparation that is easy, acceptable, and that reduces patient encounter time would be desirable, and might be cost-effective. Our objective in this study was to evaluate a simple oral form of preparation for screening flexible sigmoidoscopy. METHODS In this randomized, single-blind, controlled trial, we compared two forms of… CONTINUE READING