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A procedure often used to screen for bowel pathology, including polyps, and to screen for colon cancer. An endoscope (a very thin, long camera) is passed through the anus to view the large bowel and parts of the small bowel. It also enables polyps to be removed.
An examination of the large intestine whereby a flexible endoscope is passed via the rectum through to the furthest part of the colon.
This is a very common procedure whereby an endoscope is used to look into the stomach to diagnose conditions.
An examination of the large intestine using a rigid endoscope. It enables the doctor to look into the rectum and bottom part of the colon.