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Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Gastroenterology

Sample Name: Colonoscopy - 6
Description: Colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer
INDICATIONS: This is a 55-year-old female who is having a colonoscopy to screen
for colon cancer. There is no family history of colon cancer and there has been
no blood in the stool.
PREP: Fentanyl 100 mcg IV and 3 mg Versed IV.
PROCEDURE: The tip of the endoscope was introduced into the rectum. Retroflexion
of the tip of the endoscope failed to reveal any distal rectal lesions. The res
t of the colon through to the cecum was well visualized. The cecal strap, ileoce
cal valve, and light reflex in the right lower quadrant were all identified. The
re was no evidence of tumor, polyp, mass, ulceration, or other focus of inflamma
tion. Adverse reactions none.
IMPRESSION: Normal colonic mucosa through to the cecum. There was no evidence of
tumor or polyp.
Keywords: gastroenterology, versed iv, colon, tumor, polyp, mass, ulceration, f
ocus of inflammation, tip of the endoscope, evidence of tumor, colon cancer, end
oscope, cecum, cancer, colonoscopy,