Help
Subscribe


GastroHep.com - the global online resource for all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy

 26 February 2018

Advanced search
GastroHep.com - the global online resource for all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy Profile of Roy Pounder

Home

News  
Journals
Review Articles
Slide Atlas
Video Clips
Online Books
Advanced Digestive Endoscopy
Classical Cases
Conference Diary
PubMed
International GH Links
USA GH Links
National GH Links
National GI Societies
Other Useful Links




Emails on Gastroenterology and Hepatology
the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project
Visit the gastroenterology section of the EUMS

News

Predictors of inadequate bowel preparation for colonoscopy

Several patient characteristics are independent predictors of an inadequate colon preparation for colonoscopy, claims a team from Indianapolis, USA.

News image

fiogf49gjkf04

The researchers investigated predictors of inadequate bowel preparation for colonoscopy, and reported their finding in June's American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Inadequate preparation can result in both missed pathological lesions and cancelled procedures.

The team looked prospectively at the quality of colonic preparation, and evaluated potential associations between specific patient characteristics and inadequate colonic preparation.

Complete data was gathered on 649 consecutive patients presenting for colonoscopy, who received either a polyethylene glycol lavage or oral sodium phosphate bowel preparation.

Patient demographic and medical history information was gathered before scheduled colonoscopy.

The endoscopist evaluated the preparation quality during the procedure.

Possible predictors of inadequate colonic preparation were analyzed using univariate statistics and multivariate logistic regression models.

Inadequate colonic preparation in 22% of colonoscopies.
Am J Gastroenterol

An inadequate colonic preparation was reported in 22% of observed colonoscopies.

The researchers found that only 18% of patients with an inadequate colonic preparation reported a failure to follow preparation instructions adequately.

A later colonoscopy starting time, a reported failure to follow preparation instructions, and inpatient status were all independent predictors of an inadequate colon preparation. Other independent predictors included a procedural indication of constipation, taking tricyclic antidepressants, male gender, and a history of cirrhosis, stroke, or dementia.

A procedural indication of previous polypectomy was found to be a negative predictor of inadequate colonic preparation.

Author R. M. Ness, of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, concluded on behalf of the group, "Several patient characteristics were significantly associated with colonic preparation quality, independent of preparation type, compliance with preparation instructions, and procedure starting time.

"This information may help to identify patients at an increased risk for inadequate colonic preparation for whom alternative preparation protocols would be appropriate."

Am J Gastroenterol 2001; 96 (6): 1797-1802
27 June 2001

Go to top of page Email this page Email this page to a colleague

 26 February 2018 
Metabolic effects of new therapies of NASH
 26 February 2018 
Hepatocellular carcinoma risk in Hep B
 26 February 2018 
Novel targets for hepatocellular carcinoma
 23 February 2018 
Patients on antithrombotic agents undergoing emergency and elective endoscopy
 23 February 2018 
Heavy metals on a gluten-free diet
 23 February 2018 
MRI and NAFLD
 22 February 2018 
Outcomes with Crohn’s after infliximab withdrawal
 22 February 2018 
Elderly onset of IBD

 22 February 2018 
Autophagy enhancers
 21 February 2018 
Management of hemorrhoids in the USA
 21 February 2018 
Adalimumab and infliximab in biologic-naïve Crohn's
 21 February 2018 
Cystic fibrosis and colorectal cancer
 20 February 2018 
Complications and surveillance colonoscopies
 20 February 2018 
Treatment algorithm for polyp cancers
 20 February 2018 
Predictors of postoperative infection in Crohn's
 19 February 2018 
Screening colonoscopy in the right and left colon
 19 February 2018 
NAFLD prevalence in the USA
 19 February 2018 
Fructans in children with IBS

 16 February 2018 
Inflammatory bowel diseases are global diseases
 16 February 2018 
Undetected celiac in the elderly
 16 February 2018 
Fructans induce non-celiac gluten sensitivity
 15 February 2018 
NSAIDS and GI damage
 15 February 2018 
Oral direct-acting antiviral treatment for Hep C virus genotype 1
 15 February 2018 
Primary vs secondary surgery for the presence of lymph node metastasis
 14 February 2018 
Predicting adenoma detection rate
 14 February 2018 
Normal bowel frequency characterization in the USA 
 13 February 2018 
Personalising treatment options for IBS
 13 February 2018 
Prebiotics improve endothelial dysfunction
 13 February 2018 
Diagnostic criteria for a Rome IV functional gastrointestinal disorders
 12 February 2018 
Visceral hypersensitivity and functional GI disorders
 12 February 2018 
Depression and aggressive IBD
 12 February 2018 
Variability in interpretation of endoscopic findings impacts patient management
 09 February 2018 
Treatment of choice for anastomotic stricture in IBD
 09 February 2018 
PRO measurement information system 
 09 February 2018 
Overall disease severity indices for IBD
 08 February 2018 
Prediction of endoscopically active disease

 08 February 2018 
Steroid-refractory acute severe ulcerative colitis
 08 February 2018 
Decision aid used by IBD patients
 07 February 2018 
Ursodeoxycholic acid combined with bezafibrate for itching
 07 February 2018 
Change in microbiome in gastritis vs gastric carcinoma
 07 February 2018 
Colorectal cancer and primary sclerosing cholangitis-IBD
 06 February 2018 
Risk of death after liver transplantation
 06 February 2018 
Crohn’s disease vs refractory pouchitis
 06 February 2018 
Support for functional dyspepsia symptom diary
 05 February 2018 
Helicobacter spp influence on GI tract 
 05 February 2018 
No link found between severe reflux and all-cause mortality 
 05 February 2018 
Psychological distress in PPI non-responders
 02 February 2018 
Assessing psychosexual impact of IBD
 02 February 2018 
Decrease in overall mortality with cholera vaccination
 02 February 2018 
Diagnostic performance of fecal immunochemical tests
 01 February 2018 
Screening frequency with family histories of colorectal cancer
 01 February 2018 
IBD and sport participation
 01 February 2018 
Life with a stoma 
 31 January 2018 
Aprepitant and gastroparesis 
 31 January 2018 
Anesthesia risk in colonoscopy
 31 January 2018 
GED-0301 for Crohn's Disease
 30 January 2018 
Intestinal dysbiosis and allergic diseases in infants
 30 January 2018 
Fructans and IBS symptoms in children
 29 January 2018 
Dosing calculator for therapy optimization in IBD
 29 January 2018 
Glecaprevir–pibrentasvir for in HCV

Blackwell Publishing


GastroHep.com is a Blackwell Publishing registered trademark
© 2018 Wiley-Blackwell and GastroHep.com and contributors
Privacy Statement
Disclaimer
About Us