A small, short flexible tube with a miniature camera (sigmoidoscope) is passed through the rectum to examine the lower end of the large bowel (sigmoid colon). Learn more information about Sigmoidoscopy refer to HealthLinkBC. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health or ambulatory care in Interior Health.


Sigmoidoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Sigmoidoscopy Patient Discharge Information

Colonoscopy Patient Information

Colonoscopy Patient Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient


Is a referral required?

Yes. Physician referral and appointments required.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.


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