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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.

Pelvic floor telephone assessment clinic

Description:
This leaflets explains what to expect when you are referred to the pelvic floor telephone assessment clinic.

Pelvic Floor Unit

Description:
This leaflet explains the services provided by the Pelvic Floor Unit, and why you may need to an appointment.

Perianal abscess and recovery

Description:
This leaflet explains the treatment for your perianal abscess and your recovery afterwards. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.

Pilonidal sinus and recovery

Description:
This leaflet explains the treatment for your pilonidal sinus and your recovery.

POEM (peroral endoscopic myotomy) for oesophageal achalasia

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

Prolapse - perineal repair of rectal prolapse

Description:
This leaflet explains what a perineal repair of rectal prolapse, which may also be called a "Delorme's Operation" or an "Altemeier Procedure" is and why surgery may have been recommended for you. It explains the benefits, risks and any alternatives to surgery. It also explains what you can expect when you come to hospital

Protein requirements for UGI surgery

Description:
This information has been developed by the UGI dietitians and gives dietary advice about protein requirements during your UGI surgical journey.

Pruritus ani - anal itching

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about pruritus ani, or anal itching.

Recovering after your anal fissure operation

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some frequently asked questions following an anal fissure operation.

Rectal bleeding clinic (flexible sigmoidoscopy)

Description:
This leaflet will explain what will happen when you come to attend the one-stop Rectal Bleed Clinic.
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