Usefulness of sennoside as an agent for mechanical bowel preparation prior to elective colon cancer surgery.

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OBJECTIVE We retrospectively evaluated the usefulness of sennoside as an agent for mechanical bowel preparation prior to elective colon cancer surgery. METHODS A total of 86 patients were given 12 mg of sennoside on the evening prior to resective surgery for colon cancer, followed by intravenous antimicrobial prophylaxis used on the day of surgery or… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2012.04.022

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@article{Ishibashi2012UsefulnessOS, title={Usefulness of sennoside as an agent for mechanical bowel preparation prior to elective colon cancer surgery.}, author={Keiichiro Ishibashi and Kensuke Kumamoto and Kouki Kuwabara and Naoko Hokama and Toru Ishiguro and Tomonori Ohsawa and Norimichi Okada and Tatsuya Miyazaki and Masaru Yokoyama and Yoshitaka Tsuji and Norihiro Haga and Hideyuki Ishida}, journal={Asian journal of surgery}, year={2012}, volume={35 2}, pages={81-7} }