EXAMINATION UNDER ANESTHETIC

PREPARING FOR AN EXAMINATION UNDER ANESTHETIC (EUA) 

EUA is where a proctoscope would be inserted into the anus for examination. For this procedure only the rectum and sigmoid colon is examine, while an excisional biopsy is often effective when need be. A test sample is excised, not all conditions, diseases or problems can be diagnosed or treated solely by excisional biopsy. 

STEPS TO BOOKING:

  1. Obtain a referral form from your physician

  2. Book an appointment with our office

  3. If you are using insurance (Present insurance Card)

MEET THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST

  • Consultation booking

  • Laboratory and Imaging test completed

  • Preoperative questionnaire

   

THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE:

  • Fast 12 hours prior to surgery

  • Two (2) enema is used the night prior to your procedure

  • Remember to leave all valuables at home (jewelry, money etc.)

  • Refrain from smoking and use of alcoholic beverages

  • Shower the morning of the procedure 

SURGERY TIMELINE:

  • Patient assessment about 30 minutes after check in

  • Anesthesia takes about 15 minutes  

  • Examination takes about 15-20 minutes

  • Recovery requires 45 minutes to 1 hour

  • Upon clearance by the doctor the patient is released

RESULTS TIMELINE:

  • Specimen taken to the laboratory by the patient (If necessary)

  • Post operative guidelines given

  • Follow-up care

 

I'm ready to begin...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS: 

  • Tissues and specimen my be sent to the lab to be evaluated

  • Diagnosis 

POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS & RISK:

  • Incisional pain and swelling 

  • Short or long term numbness in the biopsy site 

  • Difficulty with healing 

  • Minor wound infection 

  • Need to repeat surgery (depending on the Doctor's ability to see)

  • Although the risks and complications may occur only very rarely they do sometimes occur and cannot be predicted or prevented by the physician 

 

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