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Synonyms for enema

an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation

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Intussusception: the accuracy of ultrasound-guided saline enema and the usefulness of a delayed attempt at reduction.
We describe a new method of decompression of sigmoid volvulus using a Urograffin and saline enema with additional extra-abdominal manual massage.
In this single-masked, randomized controlled trial in women undergoing reconstructive vaginal prolapse surgery, Ballard and colleagues randomly assigned patients to either a clear liquid diet with two saline enemas the day before surgery or a regular diet the day before surgery.
Women randomized to the bowel preparation group were instructed to have a clear-liquid diet and to self-administer two saline enemas in the late afternoon of the day before surgery.
Twelve other patients with similar disease received saline enemas as a placebo.