Removal of foreign bodies in large bowel using an endoscope

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What is Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope?

Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope is a procedure that uses an endoscope — a thin, flexible tube with a camera and light attached — to locate and remove objects that have been swallowed and become stuck in the large intestine.

Why Would I Get Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope?

This procedure may be necessary if other attempts to remove a foreign body in the large intestine have been unsuccessful, or if it is suspected that the foreign body may cause inflammation, infection, or other problems in the digestive system.

What Happens During Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope?

During this procedure, the endoscope is inserted into the body through the mouth or the anus, and it is guided through the large intestine. Once the object is located, the device is used to remove it. In some cases, a light source and grasping tool may be used with the endoscope to enable successful removal of the object.

What to Expect After Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope?

After the procedure is finished, you may feel a slight discomfort or pain due to the insertion of the endoscope. There may also be minor bleeding or swelling in the affected area. You may be advised to rest for a couple of days and eat light, easily digestible meals until recovery is complete.

Conclusion

Removal of Foreign Bodies in Large Bowel Using an Endoscope is a minimally invasive procedure that can be used to remove foreign objects that are stuck in the large intestine. It usually causes only minor discomfort and requires only a short period of rest for recovery.

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