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Colonoscopy allows direct visual examination of the intestinal tract with a flexible tube containing light transmitting glass fibers that return a magnified image. Colonoscopy can act as both a diagnostic and therapeutic tool in the same procedure. Colonoscopy procedures date issued 2262018 starting on june 26, 2018, in accordance with medicare coverage guidelines, colonoscopy procedures will be considered medically necessary for the following indications only. Recommendations for follow-up after colonoscopy and polypectomy a consensus update by the us multi-society task force on colorectal cancer samir gupta, david lieberman, joseph c. Van rijn jc, reitsma jb, stoker j, bossuyt pm, van deventer sj, dekker e. Polyp miss rate determined by tandem colonoscopy a systematic review. For general surgery, hernia, anal rectal conditions, pilonidal sinus and reflux conditions, call 9592 2298 upper gastrointestinal, advanced laparoscopic and general surgery, perth, western australia. A pancreaticoduodenectomy, pancreatoduodenectomy, whipple procedure, or kausch-whipple procedure is a major surgical operation most often performed to remove cancerous tumours off the head of the pancreas. It is also used for the treatment of pancreatic or duodenal trauma, or chronic pancreatitis. Comparison of carbon dioxide and air insufflation during consecutive egd and colonoscopy in moderate-sedation patients a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial su young kim, jun-won chung, dong kyun park, kwang an kwon,. A colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure done to detect abnormalities and diseases of colon and rectum. The patient requires an overnight preparation in which bowel cleansing agents are given for adequate preparation of the large bowel. During this test , a long flexible tube is inserted via anal opening and recording of images is done in the entire large intestine. Clinical examination remains more important than anorectal function tests to identify treatable conditions in women with constipation t. Felt-bersma department of gastroenterology and hepatology, vu university medical center, p. Colonoscopy provides an instant diagnosis of many conditions of the colon and is more sensitive than x-ray. The colonoscope is then withdrawn very slowly as the camera shows pictures of the colon and rectum onto a large screen. Polyps or growths can also be removed by colonoscopy which can be sent later for detection of cancer.