Bowel Prep for Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule endoscopy is a camera that is swallowed to examine the small intestine. It is recommended for patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, iron deficiency anemia, Celiac disease, and Crohn’s disease . It is usually done after an upper endoscopy and a...

Bowel Preparation and Fecal Microbiota

Little is known about the effect of bowel cleansing agents on intestinal microbiota. In a study by Jalanka J et al published in Gut, investigators compared 2L single dose MoviPrep to 2 separate 1L doses of MoviPrep in 23 healthy subjects. Subjects donated their fecal...