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Enema or Picolax as preparation for flexible sigmoidoscopy?
  1. D. E. Hickson,
  2. J. G. Cox,
  3. R. G. Taylor,
  4. J. R. Bennett
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Hull Royal Infirmary, UK.


    Two preparations for outpatient flexible sigmoidoscopy, Picolax and Klyx enemas, have been compared in a randomized controlled trial. There was no difference in efficacy between the two preparations, but patients preferred Picolax.

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