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Clinical Study

Comparison of Polyethylene Glycol versus Lactulose Oral Solution for Bowel Preparation prior to Colonoscopy

Table 1

The Boston Bowel Preparation Scale.

PointsDescription

0Unprepared colon segment with mucosa not seen due to solid stool that cannot be cleared
1Portion of mucosa of the colon segment seen, but other areas of the colon segment not well seen due to staining, residual stool, and/or opaque liquid
2Minor amount of residual staining, small fragments of stool, and/or opaque liquid, but mucosa of colon segment seen well
3Entire mucosa of colon segment seen well with no residual staining, small fragments of stool, or opaque liquid

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