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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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Overall, 61% of the virtual coloscopy results achieved performance standards of at least a 70% specificity rate, and 72% of the scans achieved the performance standard of at least an 80% specificity rate.
If you present with a change in bowel habit (ie, constipation or diarrheoa) in London, you are entitled to at least a full history, examination and investigations that would include stool examination, barium studies, and coloscopy, to mention a few.
No one could accuse Hatoum of being unwilling to suffer for her art, having subjected herself to endoscopy, coloscopy and echography to document her entire digestive tract.
For example, a splenectomy is a complex operation usually done in an emergency and priced at FF 1 570 including 20 days post-operative care, whereas a full coloscopy, four of which can be done in the same day, is priced at FF 1 000.
Human mucosal biopsies (4-18 mg wet weight) were taken endoscopically (Robert-Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany) by coloscopy or gastroscopy and immediately snap frozen in liquid nitrogen.