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Endoscopy patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each
leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept
up to date.

Colonoscopy

Description:
Your guide to having a colonoscopy including how to prepare, what to expect, the risks and benefits, recovery and aftercare, getting results and contact information.

Colonoscopy diet advice and bowel preparation

Description:
This information will walk you through what you'll need to do in the days before your colonoscopy, including what to eat and drink, what to avoid, and any medication you'll need to stop taking, or take in preparation.

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR): Barrett's oesophagus

Description:
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR): why it has been recommended for you and what to expect.

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS): Gall bladder or bile duct

Description:
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) drainage of an infection gall bladder or bile duct, and what to expect at your appointment.

Entonox (gas and air) during your endoscopy procedure

Description:
Entonox (gas and air) can be used as pain relief during your endoscopy procedure.

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Description:
A flexible sigmoidoscopy looks at the lining of your large bowel (colon), find information on what to expect and how to prepare.

FMT: Faecal microbiota transplantation

Description:
FMT (stool transplantation) is used to treat C diff infections if other treatments are not helping.

Gastroscopy

Description:
Your guide to having a gastroscopy including how to prepare, what to expect, the risks and benefits, recovery and aftercare, getting results and contact information.

HALO radio frequency ablation (RFA)

Description:
Information about having endoscopic treatment with HALO radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) service

Description:
This booklet gives you information about our service so that you can understand how we plan to provide care for you.
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