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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.
Ophthalmologists may be able to safely cut back on having anesthesiologists during cataract surgery

Ophthalmologists may be able to safely cut back on having anesthesiologists during cataract surgery

Using AI during colonoscopy increases polyp detection rates, reduces costs

Using AI during colonoscopy increases polyp detection rates, reduces costs

Mortality prediction model for dementia patients may help guide decisions on end-of-life care

Mortality prediction model for dementia patients may help guide decisions on end-of-life care

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Court ruling may spur competitive health plans to bring back copays for preventive services

Final results of the PATHFINDER study by GRAIL on multi-cancer early detection tests announced

Final results of the PATHFINDER study by GRAIL on multi-cancer early detection tests announced

Most people prefer fecal immunochemical test rather than a colonoscopy, study says

Most people prefer fecal immunochemical test rather than a colonoscopy, study says

The $18,000 breast biopsy: When having insurance costs you a bundle

The $18,000 breast biopsy: When having insurance costs you a bundle

World's first-in-human research using organoid transplantation yields good results

World's first-in-human research using organoid transplantation yields good results

Study evaluates the impact of two potential solutions creating a demand for colonoscopy appointments

Study evaluates the impact of two potential solutions creating a demand for colonoscopy appointments

Optical coherence tomography combined with machine learning to develop colorectal cancer imaging tool

Optical coherence tomography combined with machine learning to develop colorectal cancer imaging tool

The ambulance chased one patient into collections

The ambulance chased one patient into collections

Researchers develop an AI system to classify IBD neoplasia lesions accurately

Researchers develop an AI system to classify IBD neoplasia lesions accurately

Preventive care may be free, but follow-up diagnostic tests can bring big bills

Preventive care may be free, but follow-up diagnostic tests can bring big bills

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Washington’s slow churn

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Washington’s slow churn

Her first colonoscopy cost her $0. Her second cost $2,185. Why?

Her first colonoscopy cost her $0. Her second cost $2,185. Why?

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Private equity is everywhere in health care. Really.

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Private equity is everywhere in health care. Really.

Betting on ‘golden age’ of colonoscopies, private equity invests in gastro docs

Betting on ‘golden age’ of colonoscopies, private equity invests in gastro docs

Use of computer-aided technology during colonoscopy increases adenoma detection rate

Use of computer-aided technology during colonoscopy increases adenoma detection rate

Cannabis users need higher levels of sedation during gastric endoscopies

Cannabis users need higher levels of sedation during gastric endoscopies