Colon Polyps

What is a colon polyp? A colon polyp is a growth on the inner lining of the colon. It can be raised, flat or depressed. It can be benign, pre-cancerous or cancerous. What causes colon polyp? Colon polyps are caused by abnormal changes in the cells of the colon. These...

The SCOPY Awards. Two Years in a Row!

For the second year in a row, Adewale Ajumobi, MD, (founder and editor, bowelprepguide.com) was awarded the “service award for colorectal cancer outreach, prevention and year-round excellence” (SCOPY). Bowelprepguide.com is the ultimate guide to bowel...

Delay in colonoscopy decreases ADR

Timing of bowel preparation impacts the cleanliness of the colon during colonoscopy. In a study presented at DDW 2016, delay in performing colonoscopy by an hour or more, decreases adenoma detection rate significantly. Delays of more than 2 hours impact colon...