Clinical Gastroenterology Journal

ISSN: 2952-8518

Open Access

Derjak O

Department of Gastroenterology Unit, Mayenei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, Jerusalem, Israel

  • Research Article   
    Can Multiparity Predict a Difficult Colonoscopy? Prospective, Single-Centre Study in an Orthodox Jewish Hospital in Israel
    Author(s): Melamud B*, Derjak O, Odes S, Stark M and Fireman Z

    Background and aim: The effects of multiparity on performing colonoscopies have not been evaluated. This study compared the levels of difficulties encountered in performing colonoscopies among unipara and multipara orthodox Jewish women. Patients and methods: This single-centre, prospective observational study included all consecutive women who underwent colonoscopies between November, 2017 and July, 2018 by four gastroenterologists trained in endoscopy. Patient characteristics included age, body mass index, and history of constipation, number and type of past deliveries, past abdominal or pelvic surgeries, and date and indications for colonoscopy. Colonoscopy-associated data included abdominal compression, position changes, scope insertion time, type and dosage of sedation, cleansing status of the bowel, the presence.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/cgj.2020.5.120

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