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Quality assurance in colonoscopy: role of endomucosal clips (2009)
Journal Article
Maslekar, S., Avery, G., & Duthie, G. S. (2010). Quality assurance in colonoscopy: role of endomucosal clips. Colorectal Disease, 12(7), (651-656). doi:10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.01874.x. ISSN 1462-8910

Objective Quality assurance in colonoscopy is important, and subjective assessment of completion based on endoscopic signs can be inaccurate leading to missed lesions. We aimed to determine the technique of endomucosal clips with follow-up X-rays in... Read More

Randomized clinical trial of Entonox ® versus midazolam-fentanyl sedation for colonoscopy (2009)
Journal Article
Maslekar, S., Gardiner, A., Hughes, M., Culbert, B., & Duthie, G. S. (2009). Randomized clinical trial of Entonox ® versus midazolam-fentanyl sedation for colonoscopy. British journal of surgery : BJS, 96(4), (361-368). doi:10.1002/bjs.6467. ISSN 0007-1323

Background: Intravenous sedation for colonoscopy is associated with cardiorespiratory complications and delayed recovery. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to compare the efficacy of Entonox ® (50 per cent nitrous oxide and 50 per cent o... Read More

Rectal irrigation for relief of functional bowel disorders (2004)
Journal Article
Gardiner, A., Marshall, J., & Duthie, G. (2004). Rectal irrigation for relief of functional bowel disorders. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 19(9), 39-42. doi:10.7748/ns2004.11.19.9.39.c3755

This article examines the use of rectal irrigation for the symptomatic relief of functional bowel disorders in certain groups of patients. The authors undertook a study of 80 patients and conclude that it is a valuable treatment for some patients.