Arvydas D. Vanagunas MD


Colonoscopy

Anatomy of the colon During a colonoscopy, the doctor will be able to look at the inside of your entire large intestine (your colon). This includes the cecum (which is attached to the small intestine and is the beginning of the large intestine), the ascending colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon, the…

Colonoscopia

Anatomía del colon Durante una colonoscopia, el médico podrá observar el interior de todo el intestino grueso (el colon). Esto incluye el ciego (que está adherido al intestino delgado y es el comienzo del intestino grueso), el colon ascendente, el colon transverso, el colon descendente, el colon sigmoide y el recto…

Sigmoidoscopy (Anoscopy, Proctoscopy)

Anoscopy, proctoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy tests allow your doctor to look at the inner lining of your anus, your rectum, and the lower part of the large intestine (colon). These tests are used to look for abnormal growths (such as tumors or polyps ), inflammation, bleeding, hemorrhoids, and other conditions (such as…

Colonoscopy

Describes colonoscopy, a screening test that examines the lining of the large intestine. Explains that the test is done to look for polyps in the colon or rectum and to check for colorectal cancer. Discusses preparing for the test and how it is done.