Cathartics

Known as: Purgatives, cathartic, Evacuants, Bowel 
Agents that are used to stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancerrelated deaths in the United States ( 1 ). Colonoscopy can prevent… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Screening for colorectal cancer is widely recommended, but the preferred strategy remains unidentified. We aimed to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Both Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Bulimia Nervosa (BN) are marked by a serious course and outcome in many of the afflicted… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Few bowel-preparation rating scales have been validated. Most scales were intended for comparing oral purgatives and… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
First identified by the Egyptians in 2640 BC, podagra (acute gout occurring in the first metatarsophalangeal joint) was later… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The findings of diffuse tubular injury with abundant tubular calcium phosphate deposits on renal biopsy are referred to as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate methods for contrast material labeling of stool in the unprepared colon for computed tomographic (CT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Currently available aqueous purgatives used before colonoscopy are poorly tolerated. We designed a tableted sodium… (More)
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1993
1993
Since individual case-control studies have failed to resolve the question whether constipation and use of cathartics represent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
STEPHEN GARTON, Medicine and madness: a social history of insanity in New South Wales 1880-1940, The Modem History Series… (More)
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