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co·lon·os·co·py

 (kō′lə-nŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. co·lon·os·co·pies
Examination of the colon with a colonoscope. Also called coloscopy.
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co•lon•os•co•py

(ˌkoʊ ləˈnɒs kə pi)
n., pl. -pies.
an examination of the colon by means of a flexible fiberoptic instrument (colonoscope) passed through the rectum.
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Noun1.colonoscopy - visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation
endoscopy - visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
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Translations
colonoscopia

co·lon·os·co·py

, coloscopy
n. colonoscopía, examen de la superficie interna del colon a través del colonoscopio.
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colonoscopy

n (pl -pies) colonoscopia; virtual — colonoscopia virtual
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Other measures agreed mean NHS Grampian would make more use of Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin and call upon the private Albyn Hospital in Aberdeen to catch up on the backlog of endoscopy and colonscopy screenings.
The cecal intubation time, patients' perceived pain, and medications that were used during the colonscopy (including sedative drugs) were obtained from a database at our institution.
These intensive examinations include conducting an ultrasound of the thyroid gland, kidneys, and small pelvis, respiratory function, fiber colonscopy, ECG and 24 hour monitoring of the blood pressure, tonal audiometry, CT of the paranasal sinuses of the nose, entering the pressure chamber, examination by a centrifuge machine and the vestibular apparatus among others.
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Challenges with bowel preparation for inpatient colonscopy represent a significant area of unmet need that directly affects clinical outcomes and the cost of care in a market that comprises over 1.5M annual procedures in the U.S.
A STOOL test for bowel cancer could replace the colonscopy that is recommended for all over-55s.
The hospital is also offering a 50 per cent discount on colonscopy and laboratory and radiology tests for the diagnosis.
Strategies used by the Southern District Health Board to decrease its colonscopy waiting list were shared.
- Colonscopy is used to view the entire inner lining of the colon and the rectum.
Dr.Saad Khalid Niaz then talked about obstructive malignant pathology and therapeutic colonscopy. There are different kinds of polyps.