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Investigations

When you are first referred to the hospital a series of investigations are undertaken to reach the correct diagnosis. The type of surgical procedure recommended is a result of all the doctors’ findings.

The investigations you may have are listed here for your information:

Proctoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy - flexible sigmoidoscopy
Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
CT scan
MRI scan
Barium studies

Click here for more information on pre-operative investigations and procedures.

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