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colonoscopy

[‚kō·lə′näs·kə·pē]
(medicine)
Visual examination of the inner surface of the colon by means of an endoscope.
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Relationship between disease activity indices and colonoscopic findings in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease.
In our series, fungal cultures were done on 2 cases, which were positive, as the initial colonic biopsies showed granulomatous inflammation; however, no culture or serology was done in case 1 because of nonspecific findings on colonoscopic biopsies.
Keshav further noted that colonoscopic evidence of improvement based on the Crohn's Disease Endoscopic Index of Severity (CDEIS) was observed in the 500 mg QD group compared to placebo (CDEIS decrease of -8.
Group A consisted of persons who underwent colonoscopy between baseline and 2-year follow-up and for whom the colonoscopic findings were available.
Isolated hyperplastic polyps have been considered to have no malignant potential and generally do not warrant routine colonoscopic surveillance.
Colonoscopic examination at six months demonstrated a satisfactory and seamless anastomosis.
Current colonoscopic devices are prone to looping on insertion, leading to incomplete procedures and the need for sedation and analgesia.
A colonoscopic examination revealed left-sided UC with Grade IV endoscopic activity (Truelove scale).
Colonoscopic diagnosis of lymphoid hyperplasia causing recurrent intussusception: report of a case.
Of 5,565 patients with no colonoscopic abnormality, 4,410 had colonoscopic biopsy during 2000-2003; they were treated by 580 GI specialists in 24 states, reported Gavin C.
The review of previous colonoscopic reports to evaluate the distribution and extent of the inflammatory changes is essential in the proper assessment of these patients.
Colonoscopic examination showed an unusual polypoid tumor with stenosis of the lumen at the rectosigmoid junction, but endoscopic biopsy showed only nonspecific inflammation.