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Synonyms for enema

an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation

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Davis is one of a handful of physicians in North America with clinical expertise in fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), which he offers via retention enema and capsule.
In fecal transplantation, donor stool is delivered from below through a colonoscope or retention enema, or from above through a nasogastric or nasoduodenal tube, to replace colonic flora wiped out by antibiotics, reestablishing the patient's resistance to colonization by C.
CDI complicated by hypotension, ileus, or megacolon should be treated with high-dose vancomycin orally (and rectally as a retention enema in patients with an ileus) with or without intravenous metronidazole.
He recommended that nondialytic methods of potassium and fluid extraction, such as induction of diarrhea by sorbitol via ingestion or retention enema be used to hold the patient until his assigned dialysis time.
LOUIS -- When a diagnosis of fecal incontinence remains uncertain after a detailed history and physical examination, give the patient a retention enema, Dr.
All subjects received a single dose of rhubarb extract (50 mg-kg-1) on two separate occasions, once orally and once by a retention enema. Compared with retention enema administration, oral administration turned out to be more higher in the Cmax, AUC0-TO, and AUMC, which means retention enema administration of rhein is the better choice for patients [33].
The possible role of bacterial infection in this disease is supported by a study in which colonic infusion (by retention enema) of fecal flora from healthy donors resulted in an apparent cure in six of six patients with severe ulcerative colitis.