Recent Examples of colonoscopy from the Web
That's just the start of Philly's health-care pricing mysteries How much does a colonoscopy cost?
At the request of Kaiser Health News, Healthcare Bluebook ran some sample numbers for a Northern Virginia ZIP code, finding the cost of a colonoscopy ranged from $670 to $6,240, while a knee arthroscopy ranged from $1,959 to $20,241.
Rekhaben Shah, 67, had come to Oak Tree Surgery Center in Edison, N.J., for a simple colonoscopy.
The barber recalls an ongoing joke he and Doc share involving a colonoscopy.
Or the local colonoscopy doctors could have sponsored as a way of drumming up business.
Researchers tested 620 people getting colonoscopies or with confirmed colon cancer at a hospital in Taiwan.
An endoscopic procedure, where a thin tube with a camera is used to examine the inside of your colon (a colonoscopy) or upper part of your GI (an upper endoscopy), can help confirm the diagnosis.
But many central Appalachians are reluctant to have a colonoscopy or other tests because taking time away from work is a hardship.
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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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