Colonoscopy in Encino
Colonoscopy colon cancer screening is the most effective colon cancer treatment and colon cancer surgery available. That’s why so many people with colon cancer symptoms come to Valley Colorectal Surgeons when they want world-class colorectal cancer care.
What is a Colonoscopy?
Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows your doctor to visually examine the inside of the colon for irregularities. He accomplishes this by inserting a tube with a tiny camera on the end into the anus and through the colon. He views the images from the camera either through the instrument or on a display monitor.
When is a Colonoscopy Performed?
The surgeons at Valley Colorectal Surgeons typically perform a colonoscopy to investigate irregularities found on an X-ray or CT scan, for patients with abdominal pain or blood in the stool, the most common colon cancer symptoms. Colonoscopy, also known as colon cancer screening, may also be performed regularly for people with increased risk of developing polyps, which can lead to colorectal cancer.
Contact us Today
Discover state-of-the-art colonoscopy in Encino, CA. Call Valley Colorectal Surgeons at 818-387-8725 or use our convenient Request an Appointment form. Our colonoscopy patients come to us from Los Angeles, Burbank, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Woodland Hills and Encino.