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visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum

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He had a negative colonoscopy several years earlier for hematochezia, with the colonscopy demonstrating internal hemorrhoids and polyps but no inflammation or other UC signs.
The lengthy wait for a colonscopy, to identify bowel cancer, has also been blamed for Ireland's high number of deaths from this form of cancer.
Treatment is performed either through a nasogastric tube or colonscopy on an outpatient or inpatient basis.
The delays were sharpest for audiology assessments (43), ultrasounds (29), CT scans (22), gastroscopy (19) and colonscopy (17).
You may not need the much-vaunted annual physical, but certain tests and treatments can extend your life--a colonscopy at 50, medicine for high blood pressure.
A full colonscopy with several biopsies may be necessary to identify the underlying problem.
These new systems are likely to expand the customer base by catering to innovative applications that assist in chest-lung nodule detection and virtual colonscopy procedures.