Administration of olive oil followed by a low volume of polyethylene glycol-electrolyte lavage solution improves patient satisfaction with right-side colonic cleansing over administration of the conventional volume of polyethylene glycol-electrolyte lavage solution for colonoscopy preparation


ABUT E., GUVELI H., YASAR B., Bolukbas C., Bolukbas F. F. , Ince A. T. , ...More

GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, vol.70, no.3, pp.515-521, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gie.2009.01.002
  • Title of Journal : GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.515-521

Abstract

Background: Proper bowel cleansing before colonoscopy is essential for satisfactory evaluation of the colon. The required consumption of a large volume of salty-tasting liquid, 4 L of polyethylene glycol-electrolyte lavage solution (PEG-ELS), is the primary limitation to achieving this goal.