The endoscopy department at Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre provides a comprehensive range of services to diagnose conditions of the GI tract and liver.
The endoscopy department at Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre (BSCCC) provides a number of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in a modern endoscopy unit for the diagnosis and treatment of GI cancers and benign conditions of the upper and lower GI tract. It provides a comprehensive range of services to diagnose oesophageal and colorectal cancer as well.
Service / Condition Treated
Bronchoscopy - Examination of the trachae (windpipe), the bronchi (airway branches and some of the lungs).
Colonoscopy - Examination of the lining of the large bowel.
Colposcopy - Examination of the cervix using a magnifying lens called a colposcope.
ERCP - Detailed x-ray examination of the bile duct and/or pancreas to remove stones or to place a tube if there are narrowed areas.
Gastroscopy - Examination of the lining of the oesophagus (gullet) stomach, and duodenum which is the first part of the small intestine.
Helicobactery pylori / Breath Test - A test performed to detect bacteria in the stomach using fasting breath samples.
Hysteroscopy - Examination of the uterus (womb)
A direct access outpatient endoscopy service is provided for selected patients on receipt of a referral letter. The department is supported by two inflammatory bowel disease/GI nurse specialists who can be contacted directly by patients and GPs.
Contact Number: 021 4801693
Opening Hours: 8am to 4pm