Bowel Examination (Colonoscopy) at Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital
Sigmoidoscopy is an examination of the lower intestine, including your rectum, using a flexible tube containing a camera or scope. It is a way of detecting colorectal cancer prolapse and diagnosing other bowel problems.
The procedure usually takes around 15 minutes and can be done as an outpatient procedure.
Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital
Clayton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1JP