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Endoscopy

An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined internally using an endoscope.

The endoscopy team offer many procedures to diagnose and treat conditions including:

  • gastroscopy (a medical procedure where a thin, flexible tube is used to look inside the stomach)
  • colonoscopy (a procedure which examines the large bowel, the colon or the rectum)
  • sigmoidoscopy (a procedure where a doctor or nurse looks into the rectum and sigmoid colon)
  • enteroscopy (a procedure to examine the small intestine)
  • capsule endoscopy (a procedure to examine the small intestine where the patient swallows a pill sized camera)
  • ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography - a technique used primarily to diagnose and treat conditions of the bile ducts and main pancreatic duct).
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Contact:

Patients are seen in the Newlands Day Case Unit, F Block

020 8302 2678 ext 3086/4190

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30-5.30pm

Site owned and managed by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust became the owners of Queen Mary's Hospital on 1 October 2013. Oxleas continues to provide services at the hospital and run the estate for the other NHS organisations providing services there.