Rectal Surgery Journey

If surgery is required, your consultant will have this arranged immediately, for the first mutually convenient date for you and them. Prior to your surgery, your consultant will explain each step involved in your treatment plan. All our care is centred on informed patient consent. What to expect as your surgery journey? Surgery, performed under general anaesthetic, takes place at our partner hospital – The London Bridge Hospital and our staff will arrange the booking for you. Upon admission for your surgery, your contact information and payment details will be taken by the hospital staff. This will be followed by a visit from a nurse who will confirm your personal […]


VAAFT (Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment)

VAAFT is a minimally invasive procedure where your consultant uses a fistuloscope to help with the assessment of your anal fistula. How is the VAAFT procedure carried out? The operation has two stages.  The first is a diagnostic stage where the fistula is assessed, and the second is a treatment stage, both carried out during the same operation.   During the treatment stage, the fistula track is cleaned out and the lining of the fistula track is cauterised with the intention of prompting healing.  Your consultant can treat any secondary branches or extensions of the anal fistula in a similar way.   In most cases, during the initial stage of […]


EPSiT

EPSiT (Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment) is a minimally invasive procedure involving the use of a fistuloscope to allow your consultant to assess pilonidal sinus. The fistuloscope also allows the introduction of operative instruments to help with either symptom control or to achieve healing of the pilonidal sinus. How is the EPSiT procedure carried out? The first stage of the procedure is to help your consultant diagnose and assess the pilonidal sinus. This is followed by the treatment stage. Both these stages are carried out during the same operation.  During treatment the pilonidal sinus is cleaned out and the lining of the sinus track is cauterised with the intention of prompting […]


Women’s Health Surgery Journey

Your consultant will discuss with you the most appropriate type of surgery based on your condition. Our nurse will be present to provide you with any additional information or support you may need during your treatment process. What to expect as your surgery journey? On the morning of your operation, you will be admitted to the hospital where your contact information and payment details will be taken. Once admitted to your room a nurse will confirm your personal details, answer any questions concerning hospital procedures and attach a bracelet to your wrist with your name and hospital number. Pre-surgery Before you go in for surgery, if your consultant requests for […]


Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a formation of blood clots (thrombosis) which occurs deep inside the veins inside your body and can be found anywhere on your body. To help your consultant diagnose your DVT they refer you for an ultrasound scan and additional blood tests if required. Symptoms of DVT throbbing pain or cramps in the area swelling skin gets warm around the area red or darkened skin swollen veins – hard or sore when touched Additionally, you may also experience breathlessness and chest pain. DVT is deemed a very serious medical condition. If you are concerned that you may be suffering form DVT, is important that you speak […]

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