Archive: Colorectal

Versius Patient Information

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Colonoscopy – The procedure explained

Introduction You have been advised by your GP or hospital doctor to have an investigation known as a colonoscopy. This procedure requires your formal consent. This booklet has been written...

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Dietary advice for diverticular disease

What is diverticular disease? Diverticular disease is a condition where pouches called diverticula form in the colon. If these pouches or diverticula become infected or inflamed then it is known...

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Diverticular Disease

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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Introduction You have been advised by your GP or hospital doctor to have an investigation known as a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. This procedure requires your formal consent. This booklet has been...

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Haemorrhoids

What are haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids (piles) are swollen blood vessels in the anal canal (back passage). This creates swellings, similar to varicose veins that some people have on their legs. They...

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Gallstones have been found in your gallbladder. These may have caused you pain and/or other symptoms. Your doctor has recommended an operation called a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy to treat...

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Sigmoid Colectomy

Introduction Sigmoid Colectomy is the name given to the operation to remove the diseased part of your bowel. The operation can be done in two ways. It can either be...

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