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Colonoscopy is examination of the inside of the colon using a colonoscope, inserted into the rectum. A colonoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.
Lower vitamin D levels increase risk of clinical relapse in Ulcerative Colitis patients, study finds

Lower vitamin D levels increase risk of clinical relapse in Ulcerative Colitis patients, study finds

Current reprocessing techniques of endoscopes not consistently effective, study suggests

Current reprocessing techniques of endoscopes not consistently effective, study suggests

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

New study explores impact of Affordable Care Act on socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening

New study explores impact of Affordable Care Act on socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening

Researchers develop first sensor that can identify IBD and distinguish between two subtypes

Researchers develop first sensor that can identify IBD and distinguish between two subtypes

New SWOG review shows vitamin E and selenium do not prevent colorectal adenomas

New SWOG review shows vitamin E and selenium do not prevent colorectal adenomas

VA’s final rule leads to underutilization of CRNAs in VHA facilities

VA’s final rule leads to underutilization of CRNAs in VHA facilities

Minimizing contamination risk by separating clean and sterile areas with pass through autoclaves

Minimizing contamination risk by separating clean and sterile areas with pass through autoclaves

Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

PENTAX Medical showcases latest innovations in endoscopy at UEGW 2016

PENTAX Medical showcases latest innovations in endoscopy at UEGW 2016

WSU researchers identify potential new diagnostic tool for early detection of colorectal cancer

WSU researchers identify potential new diagnostic tool for early detection of colorectal cancer

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Research finds rise in number of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.

Targeting TASINs can be viable approach for preventing colon cancer, research reveals

Targeting TASINs can be viable approach for preventing colon cancer, research reveals

Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Clinical study reveals safety and efficacy of novel investigational colonoscopy prep

Clinical study reveals safety and efficacy of novel investigational colonoscopy prep

PENTAX Medical to exhibit latest endoscopy technologies at UEG Week 2016

PENTAX Medical to exhibit latest endoscopy technologies at UEG Week 2016

Crohn's disease appears to have two distinct genetic subtypes, study finds

Crohn's disease appears to have two distinct genetic subtypes, study finds

BUSM scientists discover new strategy to treat colon cancers driven by mutant KRAS genes

BUSM scientists discover new strategy to treat colon cancers driven by mutant KRAS genes

Regenstrief tests new method for compiling healthcare information electronically

Regenstrief tests new method for compiling healthcare information electronically

People diagnosed with bowel cancer under 50 not tested for Lynch syndrome, research finds

People diagnosed with bowel cancer under 50 not tested for Lynch syndrome, research finds