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Risks of Colonoscopy Procedures by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 5:20am < p>It’s indisputable that colonoscopy screening procedures save lives. If detected early, abnormal cells can be removed before they even become cancerous, with small to no chance of a reoccurrence. Yet, in the later stages of , the five-year survival rates can drop to as low as 7% if left unchecked. But, recent research has prompted concer ... Read on »
Colonoscopy Risks Increase With ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 10:42pm Colonoscopy Risks Increase With Age and Illness 17 june 2009-- Screening colonoscopies for colon cancer may be too risky for some elderly patients, a new study finds. Of all the screening methods for colon cancer, a colonoscopy is considered the gold standard because it not only finds, but also removes, cancerous and precancerous lesion ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson Wants to Replace Anesthesiologists With Robots for Low Risk Procedures Such As Colonoscopies–Getting C by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 12:00am Johnson and Johnson is about become one of the “evil” companies with the new device to replace anesthesiologists and you know what, their savings don’t amount to beans as far as the over all picture of what is spent on healthcare.  Back in 2008 I wrote about the McSleepy machine in Canada but it was attached to a cell phone for an anesthesiolog ... Read on »
If Colonoscopy Picks up Cancer Risk, Get Next Screen in 5 Years by Medline Plus Posted Wed 25 Jul 2012 9:00am But U.S. recommendations call for 3-year interval after high-risk polyps removed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonic Polyps , Colonoscopy , Colorectal Cancer Read on »
Missing Follow-Up Colonoscopies Could Raise Colon Cancer Risk by Medline Plus Posted Thu 23 Aug 2012 7:00pm Incomplete removal of polyps and poor follow-up are top factors for those at increased risk, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonic Polyps , Colonoscopy , Colorectal Cancer Read on »
Colonoscopy Cuts Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent by Medline Plus Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 4:00pm Expert says annual fecal blood test is equally effective Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonoscopy , Colorectal Cancer , Health Screening Read on »
Colonoscopy Prep Pills Carry Kidney Risk by catattack Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 10:13pm In 2007, I had one of the three colonoscopies I've had. When the doctor was explaining about the salty liquid I had to drink a gallon of, I started complaining. I had done it before, and threw up halfway through; I never finished drinking the concoction, and so my colonoscopy results the previous year were inconclusive. He then suggested I ... Read on »
Step up for colonoscopy bowel cancer screening and halve your risk by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 4:08am It is estimated that 16,000 people die from bowelA common name for the large and/or small intestines. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. each year in England alone, yet ... Read on »
Doctors' Skill At Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk by Medline Plus Posted Wed 02 Apr 2014 5:00pm You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonoscopy , Colorectal Cancer Read on »
HIV risk at Miami VA hospital – Colonoscopy equipment sterilization questioned by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 10:14am Back in January, the VA had another issue with sending instruments and other items via delivery service to another facility to sterilize, which to me doesn’t make sense. Sterilization at a VA Hospital – Should this be outsourced for another VA facility to sterilize tools and equipment used? I guess it’s a good thing all of these items are c ... Read on »