What is a colon polyp?

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...

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...

My Colonoscopy is Tomorrow. What Should I Expect?

Colonoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a flexible tube with light and camera at the end (endoscope or colonoscope) to look at the inner lining of a person’s large intestine (colon) through a video monitor. Colonoscopy is recommended for the following reasons: Screen...