Specialist Diagnostic Tests – Your specialist treatment plan will be made according to up to date international treatment guidelines and will be tailored to your specific needs and the TYPE of diverticular disease you have.
Specialist Diagnostic tests will help to:
Establish the diagnosis of diverticular disease.
Establish the type of diverticular disease you have.
Exclude other serious conditions.
Plan and arrange treatments for you.
At your first specialist consultation, the specialist will undertake a careful and thorough history of:
Any previous investigations you may have had.
Any previous treatments you may have had.
Any coexisting medical conditions that you may have.
Any medications that you may take.
Your diet in relation to your symptoms.
This will be followed by a detailed clinical physical examination by the specialist.
At the end of your first consultation, the specialist will work with you to develop and agree with you on a treatment plan for you, which could include further tests and investigations where necessary. The tests results will allow for further planning for specialist treatments.
Your specialist treatment plan will be made according to up to date international treatment guidelines and will be tailored to your specific needs and the TYPE of diverticular disease you have.
If you wish to arrange the tests yourself elsewhere, you can. You can then choose to book another appointment with our specialist to discuss the results further.
The specialist diagnostic tests and investigations that WE can arrange for you include:
A Full range of blood tests
Food allergy tests
Endoscopy – colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and OGD.
Pelvic floor tests / tests for faecal incontinence