This includes checking for cancer, polyps, colitis, diverticulosis, and other less common lower digestive problems.
After your pre-operative assessment, you will be taken to a private patient room.
You may still be drowsy from the sedation for several hours after the procedure.
Procedures such as gastroscopy or colonoscopy require sedation to make them safe and comfortable.
The physician's office will contact you as soon as we obtain the results.
All our instruments are extensively processed after each use by specially trained personnel.
The doctor will then administer the sedative into your intravenous line.
The rest of the procedure is done while you are in a state called "conscious sedation." This is a pleasant semiconscious state in which you should be comfortable and be unaware of the actual procedure itself.