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Endoscopy

Choose the right path for your individual needs

At Practice Plus Group we offer fast access to high quality private endoscopy treatment via Self Pay, insured and NHS routes.

 


Types of endoscopy procedures

Learn about the different endoscopy types available through Practice Plus Group…

Private colonoscopy

This is a procedure often used 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.

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

This is an examination of the large intestine whereby a flexible endoscope is passed via the rectum through to the furthest part of the colon.

Private gastroscopy

In this procedure, an endoscope is used to look into the stomach to diagnose conditions. This is a very common procedure: more than 500,000 are performed by the NHS each year in England alone.

Sigmoidoscopy

This is 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.

 


Private endoscopy is available at the following hospitals and surgical centres:

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