Can pneumatosis intestinalis be diagnosed by colonoscopy?

Answer Yes, pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis can be rarely observed on a plain abdominal X-ray or colonoscopy examination. It may be more difficult to diagnose by colonoscopy, as the gas-filled cysts ma... Read More »

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Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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Your son was diagnosed with coxsackie virus is it ok for us to fly He was diagnosed today and you leave tomorrow?

I would think that a quick call to your pediatrician will get you an answer from a qualified medical professional.

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is a procedure that allows doctors to exam the colon and part of the small intestine with a fiber optic camera on a tube. How does the camera get into the colon, you ask? Through the ... Read More »

Who performs a colonoscopy?

Physicians with special training in the colonoscopy procedure are qualified to perform it. Colonoscopies are usually performed by a gastroenterologist or a doctor who specializes in colon, rectal o... Read More »