Bowel Preparation for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: Is a Phosphate Enema Sufficient?

Mahmoud AbdelDayem
2019 Academic Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology  
This subject always a debate, Many centres moving to Oral bowel preparation which is more effective but carry a risk on elderly patients with co-morbidities, Enema is 80% efficient and Should be standardized for Bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy with the Oral Preparation kept for ones failed with enema. Abstract Aim: To explore the efficacy of phosphate enemas as bowel preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy.
doi:10.33552/ajgh.2019.01.000513 fatcat:ez7f2weftjaibc6hheesaraoqm