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Post-holiday colonoscopies more likely to have inadequate bowel prep

SAN DIEGO — Patients undergoing colonoscopy in the days following state holidays and early in the week more often presented with inadequate bowel preparation, according to a presenter at Digestive Disease Week 2019.
“We showed that having a colonoscopy on the day after a holiday has a higher chance of inadequate bowel preparation,” Ammar Nassri, MD, of the department of medicine, division of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of Florida-Jacksonville, said during his presentation. “We also showed that colonoscopy on certain days of the week or toward the end

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