Colonoscopy Topic Guide
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy is a procedure used to view the inside of the colon. Reasons for colonoscopy is to detect or diagnose diseases of the colon (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer, colitis). Risks for colonoscopy include colon perforation, infection, or bleeding.
Sigmoidoscopy Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure in which a doctor looks in your large intestine. A length of flexible tube connected to a fiberoptic camera is used. A light is transmitted through ...
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