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November 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic Replaces Liters of Laxative for Colonography With Four Pills

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., has announced it has replaced the multiple liters of laxative consumed by people in preparation for a CT colonography with four pills, according to a news release. Patients undergoing CT colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, now take four tablets of the cleansing agent bisacodyl. Mayo instituted the new protocol […]

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Tags: Becker's ASC Review, colonoscopy, Dr. C. Daniel Johnson, laxative


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