Low-volume bowel prep still effective, but better tolerated

Low-volume, split-dose bowel preparations were just as effective as high-volume preps with the added benefit of being better tolerated by patients, according to the results of a metanalysis.“Suboptimal patient compliance and acceptability have been attributed to the large volume of bowel preparation to be administered, affecting patient experience and willingness to repeat the procedure,” Marco Spadaccini, MD, of the digestive endoscopy unit at Humanitas Research Hospital in Italy, and colleagues wrote. “When considering patient experience as a relevant outcome of bowelRead More

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