• What To Expect When Undergoing A Colonoscopy Procedure

    A colonoscopy is an endoscopic examination that helps doctors identify tissue abnormalities, polyps, swelling, and cancer in the large intestine (colon) and the rectum. The procedure involves the insertion of a flexible tube called a colonoscope into the rectum. A standard colonoscope contains a video recorder at the front end that takes pictures and videos a physician can use to make diagnoses. A colonoscope can also take tissue samples for further analysis in a laboratory. [Read More]