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A randomised controlled trial of a new 2 litre polyethylene glycol solution versus sodium picosulphate + magnesium citrate solution for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy.

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BACKGROUND: A new 2 L polyethylene glycol (PEG) solution containing ascorbic acid (Asc) and electrolytes (Moviprep) has been developed for bowel cleansing. OBJECTIVES: To compare the efficacy, safety and acceptability of PEG + Asc versus sodium picosulphate + magnesium citrate in patients scheduled to undergo colonoscopy. DESIGN AND METHODS: This single blind, parallel group pilot study included 65 adult male and female patients. A blinded assessment of cleansing was made for each bowel segm...

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10.1185/030079908x260844

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Worthington, J More by this author
Thyssen, M More by this author
Chapman, G More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Geraint, M More by this author
Journal:
Current medical research and opinion
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
481-488
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1473-4877
ISSN:
0300-7995
URN:
uuid:25c1d438-458e-4e61-99ac-b55296168e1a
Source identifiers:
171680
Local pid:
pubs:171680

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