To visualize the entire colon terminal ileum.
Who should undergo this procedure?
* Bleeding per Rectum
* Persistent Left iliac pain
*Significant weight loss
*Altered bowel habits
* Chronic Amoebiasis
Colon cancer – a serious but highly curable malignancy
Polyps – fleshy tumors which usually are the forerunners
Of colon cancer.
Colitis (ulcerative or Crohns) – chronic,recurrent inflammation
Of the colon
Diverticulosis and diverticulitis – pockets along the intestinal wall that
develop over time and can become infected
Bleeding lesions – bleeding may occur from different points in the colon
Abdominal symptoms – such as pain or discomfort,particularly if associated
With weight loss or anemia