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Endoscopy

An endoscopy is a procedure that gives your doctor a direct view of your body’s internal organs. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare for it.

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Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy

An upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your digestive system.

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Gastroscopy

Gastroscopy (upper endoscopy) is a procedure where a tube, inserted into the mouth, down the oesophagus, and into the stomach is used to view these organs.

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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus (womb) using a small camera.. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy – when a doctor looks inside your bladder using a small camera – can help in diagnosing conditions that affect the bladder.

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Rigid cystoscopy (female)

A rigid cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a rigid telescope (cystoscope). Sometimes certain problems with your bladder and urinary tubes can be treated at the same time.

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Laparoscopic surgery for diverticular disease

Diverticular disease of the colon can cause pain and other serious problems. Surgery to remove the affected part of your bowel should prevent your symptoms from coming back.

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Laparoscopic abdominal surgery for Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.

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Flexible cystoscopy (female)

A flexible cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a flexible telescope (cystoscope).

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Rigid cystoscopy (male)

A rigid cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a rigid telescope (cystoscope). Sometimes certain problems with your bladder and urinary tubes can be treated at the same time.

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Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure

Reversal of Hartmann’s procedure will allow you to open your bowels in the normal way. You will no longer need a stoma bag.

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