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Is colyte (polyethylene glycol) prep really needed before a laparoscopy?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Depends on...

Depends what the laparoscopic procedure is, also depends on your individual surgical risk profile and the comfort level of your surgeon.
For example: for a tubal ligation it's probably not needed, for a retro peritoneal node dissection it is. I almost never use any bowel prep for the fertility and endometriosis surgeries i do.

In brief: Depends on...

Depends what the laparoscopic procedure is, also depends on your individual surgical risk profile and the comfort level of your surgeon.
For example: for a tubal ligation it's probably not needed, for a retro peritoneal node dissection it is. I almost never use any bowel prep for the fertility and endometriosis surgeries i do.
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