Anoscopy is an examination of the rectum, its internal surface.
It is performed through the anus. Anoscope – is a special flexible tool. Thus, you can examine the rectum (12-14 cm) and the anal canal.
The method of anoscopy is used to diagnose inflammatory pathologies of the rectal mucosa, identify hemorrhoids, identify small tumors, to obtain the necessary smears and perform a biopsy. Also, the anoscope makes it possible to perform therapeutic procedures: sclerosing therapy, coagulation, ligation of hemorrhoids by latex rings, as well as for the introduction of medications and electrocoagulation of polyps.
Indications for attending anascopy:
After forty years, the risk of developing malignant formations of any localization increases. Therefore, it will be useful to have a preventive examination 1-2 times a year.
In order to make qualitative and maximum informative anascopy, it is important to make a cleansing enema up to 2 l with water temperature of 36-37 degrees.
There is no contraindication for attending anoscopy.
Risks and side effects are absent. It is important to have a positive psychological attitude and to treat the procedure as a simple and necessary diagnostic examination. Doctors of the medical center «AVICENNA MED» are professionals in their field. She will perform the procedure as comfortable as possible for the patient. The duration of anoscopy is usually only 5-10 minute.
Difficulties in carrying out an anoscopic examination can occur in the presence of few factors — exacerbation of inflammation, the presence of tumors, hemorrhoids, anatomical structure of the rectum.
The advantages of conducting anascopy in the Center for Progressive Medicine «AVICENNA MED»: