People who are given extra information about preparing for their colonoscopy are likely to have clearer bowels before the procedure, meaning it is more likely to be successful. About a quarter of people currently having colonoscopy are poorly prepared and this prevents a good view of the whole bowel. Better preparation allows more accurate... Read More
Ultrasound may aid diagnosis of giant cell arteritis in people referred from the community. It is less invasive than biopsy and might provide quicker results than a biopsy, but its role and place in the diagnostic pathway remain unclear.
Giant cell arteritis is a disease of medium to large sized arteries and can lead to a range of eye, brain... Read More