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What are some alternatives to the flexible sigmoidoscopy?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Several

Rigid proctosigmoidoscopy, full colonoscopy, air contrast barium enema xray, ct colonography.
Depending on the reason you need an exam will determine which is the most appropriate technique to use.

In brief: Several

Rigid proctosigmoidoscopy, full colonoscopy, air contrast barium enema xray, ct colonography.
Depending on the reason you need an exam will determine which is the most appropriate technique to use.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine

In brief: Colonoscopy

One has to know more about what is being evaluated.
I use flexible sigmoidoscopy to evaluate known issues in the distal colon and rectum, frequently after a full colonoscopy has been done. I would ask your physician her opinion.

In brief: Colonoscopy

One has to know more about what is being evaluated.
I use flexible sigmoidoscopy to evaluate known issues in the distal colon and rectum, frequently after a full colonoscopy has been done. I would ask your physician her opinion.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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