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November 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic Replaces Liters of Laxative for Colonography With Four Pills

By Kelley Luckstein

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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