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(PREP) PRogrammed Electronics Patterns. Language for designing integrated circuits. ["Computer Assisted Mask Production", R.L. Rosenfeld, Proc IEEE 57(9) Sep 1969].

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(PowerPC REference Platform) A common specification for PowerPCs from IBM and Apple that allowed them to run a variety of operating systems. PReP was superseded by CHRP. See CHRP.
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to noon, there was no change in cecal intubation, bowel prep, or withdrawal times, but adenoma detection diminished from nearly 48% to 45%.
Bowel preps reduce the risk of injury by flattening the bowel.
However, these effects were all considered related to the bowel prep used before swallowing the video capsule, rather than mishaps with the capsule itself.
The water method also resulted in fewer procedures being rescheduled for poor bowel prep, an especially common occurrence with the older veterans, he said.
In contrast, people who use a conventional bowel prep have to fast the entire day before their procedure.
In fact, nearly 80% of all bowel prep prescriptions are written by gastroenterologists.
5) Aversion to bowel prep solutions, including the substantial liquid volume, has been recognized as a key barrier to completion of essential colonoscopy prep regimens.
It's an appealing test, but I'd be surprised if it really catches on because patients still need a complete bowel prep, and the physician can't remove polyps during the initial colonoscopy.
OsmoPrep, a new sodium phosphate tablet bowel purgative, and HalfLytely([R]) and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit, a two-liter polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage solution (PEG) plus bisacodyl tablets bowel preparation, were investigated in a randomized, multicenter, investigator-blinded Phase III superiority trial to compare the safety, efficacy, patient tolerability and patient preferences of each in 415 adults undergoing colonoscopy.
The purpose of the study was to determine the feasibility of a laxative free bowel prep for patients undergoing a virtual colonoscopy (VC), screening exam.
June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) announced on May 26, 2010 that it had acquired rights to Novel Laboratories' pending ANDA for HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit (PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution and bisacodyl delayed-release tablets).
May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has acquired rights to Novel Laboratories' pending ANDA for HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit (PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride for oral solution and bisacodyl delayed-release tablets), indicated for the cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy in adults.