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What you'll learn

Proctoscopy is a common and quick procedure also called as rectoscope or rigid sigmodoscopy. This uses an instrument known as a proctoscope to examine the rectum and anus, to detect for colorectal cancer or other health issues. It is generally advised in cases of Haemorrhoids, Anal bleeding, Constipation or diarrhea, Rectum or anal inflammation, Polyps, Rectum or anus tumors.

Proctoscopy is a safe procedure with minimal risks associated. It is possible to have some minor complications like rectal bleeding and irritation as a result of the insertion of the proctoscope. Knowledge on how a proctoscopy is done, anatomical landmarks, how to insert the instrument is essential for a medical proffesional to evaluate the underlying conditons and complications.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • To visualize the anatomy of the rectum and anal region, with our anatomical illustrations and 3D model
  • How to perform a digital rectal examination
  • To practice and perfect your skills in how to prepare for and assist with a proctoscopy

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