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What is Colonoscopy or screening colonoscopies?

A colonoscopy is a medical procedure that allows surgeons to examine the inner lining of the colon and rectum. A colonoscopy is a test to check inside your bowels. It is a crucial diagnostic tool used to detect and prevent various gastrointestinal conditions, including colorectal cancer. During a Colonoscopy or screening colonoscopies in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Deerfield Beach, FL, Wilton Manor, FL, Oakland Park, FL, Davie, FL, Plantation, FL, Coral Springs, FL, Margate, FL, Coconut Creek, FL and surrounding area of Broward County, Florida a special instruments can be passed through the colonoscope to biopsy (sample) or remove any suspicious-looking areas such as polyps, if needed. The colonoscopy Fort Lauderdale test can help find what’s causing your bowel symptoms.  During a colonoscopy the Colorectal Surgeon uses a colonoscope is inserted into the anus and advances through the entire colon and possibly a short distance into the small intestine (called the terminal ileum).

The preparation process for Colonoscopy or Colonoscopies in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Deerfield Beach, FL, Wilton Manor, FL, Oakland Park, FL, Davie, FL, Plantation, FL, Coral Springs, FL, Margate, FL, Coconut Creek, FL and surrounding area of Broward County, Florida involves cleansing the colon to ensure a clear view during the procedure. This is achieved by following specific dietary restrictions and taking prescribed laxatives or enemas. While the idea of colonoscopy preparation may seem intimidating, it is crucial for the success of the procedure and the accuracy of the results. During a colonoscopy, the colonoscope is inserted through the anus and carefully guided through the entire length of the colon. This allows for a detailed examination of the colon’s lining, detecting any abnormalities such as polyps, ulcers, or tumors. If any suspicious areas are found, the doctor may take a biopsy or remove them completely for further examination.

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2024-06-20
Dr Bhatt was very professional and extremely cordial She does not make you feel rushed and takes the time to explain her findings thoroughly If you’re looking for a doctor that takes a genuine interest in her patients then you’ll love Dr Bhatt
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Dr.Bhatt is the best there is ! very compassionate and caring she takes her time to explain everything answered all my questions and provides a solution! Thank you so much!!
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2024-06-08
Dr. Bhatt is very knowledgeable , friendly, caring , & a skilled surgeon, she made me feel so comfortable during my appointment . Scheduling an Appointment was easy , the office staff was super helpful also . Dr. Bhatt listened to my concerns & issues I was having. After her office visit , any questions I had or forgot to ask, I called left messages & she called back as soon & she could and would help me & that was greatly appreciated! I needed to have surgery done, she was able to get me in with her schedule & now I’m recovering , the problems I was Dealing with for 10+ years Dr. Bhatt was able to help me . I couldn’t be more grateful. Thank you so much!
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2024-05-22
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Benefits of Colonoscopy a screening colonoscopies

Getting a colonoscopy offers a range of benefits for both early detection and prevention of colon and rectal cancer. In addition to cancer detection, colonoscopies can also help diagnose and monitor other gastrointestinal conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Consider seeking care from a Top Colorectal Surgeon like Dr. Bhatt in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Deerfield Beach, FL, Wilton Manor, FL, Oakland Park, FL, Davie, FL, Plantation, FL, Coral Springs, FL, Margate, FL, Coconut Creek, FL and surrounding area of Broward County, Florida, if you have any of the following symptoms or conditions.

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  • Dr. Astha Bhatt, is a highly experienced surgeon specializing in colonoscopy procedures.With her expertise and dedication to patient care.
  • Dr. Bhatt ensures a comfortable and thorough colonoscopy experience. Dr. Bhatt takes the time to listen to her patients, address their concerns, and provide personalized care. 
  • Her commitment to early detection and prevention makes her an excellent choice for anyone seeking a colonoscopy in the Fort Lauderdale area.
  • One misconception is that the preparation for colonoscopy is difficult and unpleasant in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Deerfield Beach, FL, Wilton Manor, FL, Oakland Park, FL, Davie, FL, Plantation, FL, Coral Springs, FL, Margate, FL, Coconut Creek, FL and surrounding area of Broward County, Florida. While the preparation does require dietary changes and cleansing of the colon, advancements in the process have made it more tolerable. 
  • Dr. Bhatt will guide you through the preparation process and provide solutions to any concerns you may have. Another concern is the fear of discomfort or pain during the procedure. With sedation, most individuals experience minimal discomfort or paint when getting colonscopies.

How to prepare for Colonoscopy?

Proper preparation is essential for a successful colonoscopy procedure. Dr. Bhatt will provide specific instructions tailored to your needs. Typically, this involves following a clear liquid diet the day before the procedure, avoiding certain foods, and taking laxatives to cleanse the colon. It is crucial to adhere to these instructions to ensure a clear view of the colon during the procedure. Failure to prepare adequately may result in the need for a repeat colonoscopy or missed abnormalities. To ensure a successful and comfortable colonoscopy experience, follow these tips:

  • Follow the doctor’s instructions for preparation carefully.
  • For a few days before the colonoscopy, you may be advised to avoid high-fibre foods, such as fruit, vegetables, rice, pasta, bran, cereals, nuts and seeds
  • Drink lots of fluids, Stay well-hydrated during the preparation period.
  • Arrange for someone to accompany you to and from the procedure.
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothing for easy access.
  • Taking prescribed laxatives a strong laxative to take 12 to 18 hours before the test
  • A common way to clear the bowel is by using an enema.
  • Communicate openly with your doctor about any concerns or questions you may have.

Before the colonoscopy procedure, your doctor will provide you with detailed instructions on how to prepare. This usually involves a clear liquid diet the day before the procedure and taking laxatives to cleanse the colon. On the day of the procedure, you will be asked to change into a hospital gown and lie on your side.

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During a colonoscopy procedure, a thin, flexible tube called a colonoscope is inserted through the rectum and guided through the colon. The colonoscope has a light and camera that allows the doctor to examine the colon’s lining for any abnormalities.  Before the procedure, you will be given a sedative to help you relax. Once the sedative takes effect, the doctor will gently insert the colonoscope, carefully maneuvering it through the colon, and examining the walls for polyps, tumors, and other signs of disease. If any abnormalities are detected, the doctor may remove them or take a biopsy for further examination. The procedure typically takes around 30 minutes to an hour, depending on individual circumstances.

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Dr Astha Bhatt recommend a colonoscopy when people turn 45 years old and, if no problems are found, every ten years thereafter.
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Colonoscopy procedures are a crucial aspect of preventative healthcare. By undergoing regular screenings of Colonoscopy Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, you take control of your health and increase the chances of detecting and preventing colorectal diseases at an early stage. Remember to follow the proper preparation guidelines, choose Dr. Bhatt who is Fellowship Trained Colon and Rectal Surgeon, Board Certified General Surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, area and communicate openly with Dr. Bhatt (Broward County). By prioritizing your health, you pave the way for a healthier future. Schedule your colonoscopy today and take the first step towards a lifetime of well-being.

Dr. Astha Bhatt is a renowned colorectal surgeon based in Fort Lauderdale. With extensive training and experience in the field of colorectal surgery, she has become a leading expert in performing colonoscopy procedures in Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Broward County. Patients who have undergone colonoscopies with Dr. Bhatt appreciate her expertise, professionalism, and compassionate approach. She takes the time to thoroughly explain the procedure, address any concerns, and ensure her patients feel comfortable and well-informed throughout the process.pompano beach

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  • By performing colonoscopies, we can find these precancerous polyps and remove them before they have a chance to transition into a cancer.
  • The development of more than 75-90% of colorectal cancer can be avoided through early detection and removal of precancerous polyps. If people took advantage of screening tests, the vast majority of deaths from colon cancer could be prevented.
  • Screening tests like colonoscopies—in which a Colorectal surgeon examines inside the rectum and colon using a long, lighted tube called a colonoscope—can detect early-stage colorectal cancer before symptoms develop.
  • Removing polyps during colonoscopy can not only prevent colorectal cancer, but also reduce deaths from the disease for years, according to a new study.
  • Most colon cancers develop from precancerous polyps, which are abnormal growths from the wall of the colon. If these precancerous polyps are left alone, they have the potential to grow into a cancer. All rights reserved, patient privacy policy applied.
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