What İs A Colonoscopy? How İs A Colonoscopy Done?

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Colonoscopy; It is the name of the imaging method used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine (colon) and rectum.

Why İs İt Used?

Finding possible causes of abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea and other intestinal problems colon cancer screening.

kolonoskopiye hazırlık


A special diet the day before the application: so that the colon is empty A laxative or enema may be recommended Medication use is regulated. Blood thinners are stopped one week before (such as aspirin..).


kolonoskopi nedirA sedative or anesthetic is administered intravenously. A long, flexible tube (colonoscope) is inserted into the rectum.

A small video camera at the end of the tube allows you to see inside the colon. Depending on the situation, it takes between 15 minutes and 1 hour.


Side effects of tranquilizers Bleeding where a tissue sample (biopsy) is taken, polyps or other abnormal tissue is removed Tearing (perforation) in the wall of the colon or rectum

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