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The entire colon can be directly inspected during a colonoscopy procedure using a long, thin flexible instrument called a colonoscope. The main indications are the removal of colon polyps, lower abdominal pain, change in bowel habits (constipation, diarrhea), anemia, weight loss and bleeding from rectum.

Sigmoidoscopy:

Sigmoidoscopy is the examination of the left side of the colon; the main indications are the evaluation of bleeding hemorrhoidsg and screening for colorectal cancer.

Direct Access Colonoscopy & Endoscopy:

Direct access colonoscopy enables the primary care physician to refer the patient directly for a screening colonoscopy without a prior office visit. Appropriate patients:

  • Over 50 years of age
  • 10 years younger than the youngest family member with colon cancer or adenomatous polyps
  • No GI symptoms
  • No severe cardiac or pulmonary disease
  • No tendency for bleeding
  • No co-morbid conditions

Colon Polypectomy:

The removal of polyps from the inside lining of the colon, also called the large intestine. A polyp is a mass of tissue. Most colon polyps can be removed during a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.

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When you need the latest in high-quality endoscopy services, attentive patient care, operational excellence and practice efficiency, New Hyde Park Endoscopy delivers. New Hyde Park Endoscopy (NHPE) is a brand new ambulatory endoscopic surgery center conveniently located on Long Island in New Hyde Park, NY.

1991 Marcus Ave
North New Hyde Park, NY 11042
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