Recent Examples of colonoscopy from the Web
For those of you too young to remember the circus, imagine Malaysian Flight 370 and the Trump/Russian investigation, Hurricane Katrina and Katie Couric’s colonoscopy wrapped into one talking-head enchilada.
For example, it was invoked when President Ronald Reagan underwent colon cancer surgery in 1985 and when President George W. Bush had a colonoscopy in 2002 and 2007.
The VA contracted with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services for the system in 2012 after colonoscopies performed with dirty equipment led to hepatitis and HIV infections at VA facilities in Georgia and Florida.
Most guys should start getting regular colonoscopies at the age of 50.
As many as 135 patients who underwent a colonoscopy or endoscopy at an Air Force base in Qatar may have potentially been exposed to HIV or hepatitis after it was revealed that the scopes used in the procedures were not properly cleaned.
The company initially specialized in increasing patient colonoscopy compliance and has since expanded to a full slate of digestive health management services for physicians with more than 1 million patients nationwide.
Her primary-care physician, aware of her mother's medical history, ordered a colonoscopy.
Her primary-care physician, aware of her mother’s medical history, ordered a colonoscopy.
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First Known Use of colonoscopy
COLONOSCOPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of colonoscopy for English Language Learners
medical : a medical procedure in which a special tube-shaped instrument is used to take pictures of the inside of someone's colon
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