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  • endoscopy
  • Assuming you have chosen a physician who is board certified (who has completed specialty training and passed an examination earning certification of proficiency from an independent board), and has completed supervised training in endoscopy, it first needs to be noted that even in the best hands there is an inherent miss rate when performing colonoscopy. (iffgd.org)
  • I had a colonoscopy/endoscopy yesterday morning to check for celiac and anything else they could find and was given fentanyl/versed. (medhelp.org)
  • Generally it's very tolerable, according to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, but complications after colonoscopy can include bowel wall perforation, bleeding, infection, and adverse reactions to sedatives. (livestrong.com)
  • examination
  • After the examination, the images produced by the scanner must be processed into a 3D image, +/- a fly through (a cine program which allows the user move through the bowel as if performing a normal colonoscopy). (wikipedia.org)
  • With the inconvenience and expense of colonoscopy incurred, one should expect and receive a thorough examination that provides a sense of security until the follow-up screening exam is performed. (iffgd.org)
  • In colonoscopy, the patient is made to lie on their left side on top of the examination bed or table. (livestrong.com)
  • antibiotics
  • It is essential that you alert your surgeon if you require antibiotics prior to undergoing dental procedures, since you may also require antibiotics prior to colonoscopy. (sages.org)
  • adverse
  • Adverse reactions to sedatives after colonoscopy may include a decreased pulse rate, slow respirations and low blood pressure, according to MedlinePlus. (livestrong.com)
  • surgery
  • With colonoscopy, there is a risk for tearing the bowel wall, and when this medical emergency happens, surgery and repair is required. (livestrong.com)
  • I am about to have my first colonoscopy since having gastric bypass surgery. (obesityhelp.com)
  • I had a colonoscopy this morning and the GI found that my Chrohn's was active in the same area I had surgery on two years ago. (healingwell.com)
  • Although I've had pain on and off previous to my Colonoscopy, I'm experiencing the same pain I had before my surgery two years ago (it's a very distinct kind of pain). (healingwell.com)