What is colonoscopy?
This procedure involves a colonoscope (a long, thin flexible tube with a camera lens at the tip) being passed through the rectum into the colon. It allows the doctor to inspect the large intestine and also perform specialised procedures, such as biopsies and polyp removals.
Why have a colonoscopy?
Colonoscopies can detect inflamed tissue, ulcers and abnormal growths. The procedure is used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained abdominal pain, bleeding from the bowel, changes in bowel habits, and weight loss.
For individuals with a family history of bowel cancer, this may also be an appropriate test to to take.
Why choose Dr Sina Malki?
- Years of experience
- Passionate doctor
- Offers holistic care
- GESA and FRACP member
- Offers thorough consultations
- Committed to delivering excellence in health care