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FDA Approves “PillCam” That You Swallow For Colonoscopy Procedures by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Feb 2014 1:24am It’ been a long wait in the US as the PillCam has been approved for use in other countries for a number of years.  You swallow it and the imaging begins.  Of course it remains in your body for a while and then it takes the normal way out via the colon.  The PillCam costs $500.00 and is a lot less expensive than a regular colonoscopy.  Ini ... Read on »
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 »
BOWEL CANCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm * Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon. * Age and health history can affect the risk of developing colon cancer. * Possible signs of colon cancer include a change in bowel habits or blood in the stool. * Tests that examine the rectum, rectal tissue, and blood are used to detec ... Read on »
Virtual Colonoscopy by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Virtual colonoscopy (VC) uses x rays and computers to produce two- and three-dimensional images of the colon (large intestine) from the lowest part, the rectum, all the way to the lower end of the small intestine and display them on a screen. The procedure is used to diagnose colon and bowel disease, including polyps, diverticulosis, and ca ... Read on »
The Colonoscopy, One Man’s Perpsective by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 7:02am Both pre and post transplant patients must have colonoscopies as part of their physical examination,  It is a requirement and there’s no avoiding the procedure.  Actually the colonoscopy itself is no big deal because you are sedated when it takes place but the prep…the prep for the event is a major traumatic experience from which few ... Read on »
Preparing for a colonoscopy more naturally... by Lauren N. Posted Tue 15 May 2012 7:47am Colonoscopies are not a topic of choice people often like to discuss.  Typically on average you wait till you are nearing 50 to get your first colonoscopy (if there are no present problems before then of course.) For me, and for most people with Crohn's and digestive diseases, it is a routine test we must take. I've had so many in my life ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines - Colonoscopy Better Than Sigmoidoscopy? The Truth and the Myth by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 12:52am Colon cancer screening has a particular personal interest for me.  One of my colleagues in residency training had her father die of colon cancer when she was a teenager. No one should lose a love one to a disease when caught early is often treatable.  Although for both men and women, colon cancer is the third most common behind lung and prosta ... Read on »
Dr. Simon Murch and the GMC: free to continue unrestricted medical practice by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 24 May 2010 3:22am Below is the finding of the GMC in the “Determination on Serious Professional Misconduct and sanction” Bottom line: Taking all of the above into account, the Panel concluded that Professor Murch demonstrated errors of judgement but had acted in good faith and that any professional misconduct on his pa ... Read on »
Dr. Oz Has Colon Polyp (Pre-Cancerous Growth) Found During Routine Colonoscopy–He Follows His Own Advice and Is A Good Rol by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 2:09pm 1 Comment I talk a lot about our serious lack of role models today, not only in healthcare but in other areas of government and Dr. Oz certainly stands to defy what we get a daily dose of with the usual attitude and paradigm of “its for those guys over there’.  He just recently turned 50 and went in for the suggested colonoscopy upon reaching that ... Read on »
Looking Up My Back Door-Colonoscopy Time (Humor-Video) Song By “ButtMeddler” by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Mar 2011 3:40pm This is just too cute and funny and some talent put in to make the video.  Happy Hospitalist found quite a few videos and he has more at his site, a couple that have been here in the past and some other new ones, so if you want to view a few more use the link at the bottom of the post to visit his blog.  The name of the composer is also cracked ... Read on »