A randomised trial to assess the safety and efficacy of carbon dioxide versus air insufflation in colonoscopy Gut 2002; 50: 604-7.

Published: 1st January 2002

Authors: Bretthauer M, Thiis, Evensen E, Huppertz, Hauss G, Gisselsson L et al.

Conclusion

Some 240 procedures were included. There were no differences in clinical outcomes, caecal intubation rate, post procedure pain scores or end tidal carbon dioxide levels.

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