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Gastroenterology and hepatology 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.

ERCP - Having an endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatogram

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an ERCP. It explains what it is, why it is done, the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

ERCP aftercare advice

Description:
Aftercare advice for patients who have had an endoscopic examination and treatment of their biliary system.

Faecal microbiota (stool) transplantation (FMT)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about faecal microbiota transplantation, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Gastrocopy aftercare advice

Description:
Aftercare advice for patients who have had a gastroscopy procedure.

Gastrointestinal short stay service on Nightingale Ward

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the care you will receive after your surgery under the short stay surgical service provided on Nightingale Ward.

Gastroscopy - Having a gastroscopy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a gastroscopy, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

GI unit (Northumberland and Page wards)

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the GI unit, including who works there, what you can expect, and information for visitors.

Haemorrhoids banding aftercare advice

Description:
Aftercare advice for patients who have had an endoscopic examination and treatment of their biliary system

HALO ablation aftercare advice

Description:
Aftercare advice for Barrett's oesophagus patients who have had an endoscopic examination and RFA

Having a fibroscan in Gastroenterology

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to explain what a fibroscan involves and why it is being recommended for you.
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