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The effectiveness of clinical hypnosis in the digestive endoscopy: a multiple case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21049743     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and viability of hypnosis before and during a gastrointestinal endoscopy. Six Gastroscopies and 22 colonoscopies were carried out under hypnosis in a group of patients. The patients ranged in age from 20 and 67 years and have a history of previously incomplete and poorly tolerated examinations or expressed an active demand for sedation. For 6 of the patients who underwent a gastroscopy under hypnosis, the procedure was successfully completed, reaching the second part of the duodenum without difficulty for the endoscopist. Colonoscopy of the cecum was completed in 19 of 20 patients. All patients, except 1, considered their tolerance level as "good." Hypnosis facilitated an adequate endoscopy intervention without any discomfort in 85% of the cases examined. Avoidance of anaesthesia reduces risk to the patient. Hence, hypnosis for gastrointestinal endoscopy appears to provide a promising strategy.
Authors:
Luis Domínguez-Ortega; Sarbelio Rodríguez-Muñoz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of clinical hypnosis     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0002-9157     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Clin Hypn     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-05     Completed Date:  2010-12-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0100626     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Hypn     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Department, Sleep and Hypnosis Unit, Hospital 12 de Octubre. luis.dominguez@clinicaludor.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Colonoscopy / psychology*
Female
Gastrointestinal Diseases / diagnosis,  psychology
Gastroscopy / psychology*
Humans
Hypnosis, Anesthetic / methods*
Male
Middle Aged
Patient Satisfaction
Suggestion
Treatment Outcome
Young Adult

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