"Cathartics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Agents that are used to stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
- Bowel Evacuants
- Evacuants, Bowel
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cathartics" by people in Profiles.
Digital Navigation Improves No-Show Rates and Bowel Preparation Quality for Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Quality Improvement Study. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2022 02 01; 56(2):166-172.
Bariatric Bypass Surgery Is a Risk Factor for Incomplete Colonoscopy Preparation. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 07; 67(7):3185-3191.
The opposing forces of the intestinal microbiome and the emerging pathobiome. Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Dec; 94(6):1151-61.
The impact of mechanical bowel preparation on postoperative complications for patients undergoing cystectomy and urinary diversion. J Urol. 2012 Nov; 188(5):1801-5.
Renal risks of sodium phosphate tablets for colonoscopy preparation: a review of adverse drug reactions reported to the US Food and Drug Administration. Colorectal Dis. 2011 Sep; 13(9):e270-5.
Reduced cathartic bowel preparation for CT colonography: prospective comparison of 2-L polyethylene glycol and magnesium citrate. Radiology. 2011 Oct; 261(1):156-64.
National CT colonography trial (ACRIN 6664): comparison of three full-laxative bowel preparations in more than 2500 average-risk patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 May; 196(5):1076-82.
Calcium phosphate nephropathy from colonoscopy preparations: effect of body weight. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Mar; 105(3):705.
Increased serum phosphate levels and calcium fluxes are seen in smaller individuals after a single dose of sodium phosphate colon cleansing solution: a pharmacokinetic analysis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Jun 01; 29(11):1202-11.
Intestinal and renal effects of low-volume phosphate and sulfate cathartic solutions designed for cleansing the colon: pathophysiological studies in five normal subjects. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):953-65.