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January 2021

Cystoscopy

What is a cystoscopy? A cystoscopy is a medical procedure. It involves a doctor using an instrument called a cystoscope (a thin tube with a light and a small camera at the end) to look inside the¬†bladder. It is important…

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Colposcopy

A colposcopy is a minor procedure in which a special microscope is used to examine the surface of the cervix for abnormalities. During a colposcopy, a small amount of tissue might be removed and sent to a laboratory for testing.…

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Colostomy

A colostomy is a surgery to bring part of the large intestine (the colon) to the surface of the body to form a stoma, an artificial opening on the outside of the abdomen (tummy). Waste from the colon is then…

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Colonoscopy

What is a colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a procedure during which a flexible tube, known as a colonoscope, is inserted into the anus and through the rectum so it can view the inside of the large bowel (the colon). This…

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