- This is limited examination of the left colon and rectum (back passage) with fiber-optic telescope.
- It is usually performed without any sedation and takes approximately 10 to 20 minutes.
- This procedure usually does not require oral bowel preparation and can be performed after an enema.
- This test is commonly used to investigate the bright red rectal bleeding.
- This test allows the endoscopist to take tissue samples and remove any polyps from the bowel.