Advantages provided by the Ottawa Endoscopy & Day Surgery Centre include:
- Wait times for appointments are considerably shorter than at the hospital;
- Patients achieve their consultation and endoscopy in one visit.
- The clinic uses the most advanced high-definition videoscope equipment;
- The clinic is in a newly constructed medical facility designed for patient comfort.
- Patients usually will have the choice of conscious sedation.
- The patient’s report includes a colour photograph of the endoscopic findings.
- A report is sent to the referring physician usually within 24 hours of the procedure.
- All required follow-up will be conveniently arranged by the endoscopist.
- The Gastroenterologists will look after patients for any endoscopic findings.
- If the patient is having a colonoscopy done and they have symptoms that warrant
gastroscopy, it can be pre-arranged for the same visit.
- State-of-the art endoscopic cleaning equipment ensures infection control.