Welcome to Chesterville Day Hospital
Chesterville Day Hospital is a stand-alone day procedure centre comprising of 2 theatres and 10 recovery room beds. Chesterville Day Hospital aims to be the Doctor’s and the Patient’s first choice for day hospital care in the south-eastern area of Melbourne.
A Colonoscopy is an examination of the colon (large intestine) using a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera called a colonoscope.
A gastroscopy is an examination of the upper digestive tract (the oesophagus, the stomach and duodenum) using a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera called a gastroscope.
Haemorrhoid banding, or rubber band ligation (RBL) is a relatively non-invasive procedure where elastic bands are applied to the base of the haemorrhoids in order to cut off blood supply and flatten the haemorrhoids.
This procedure refers to the infusion of an iron and saline mixture directly into the bloodstream through the use of an IV.
There is no one recommended screening test for gastric cancer. Screening and diagnostic tests for oesophageal and gastric cancer can be performed via endoscopy. Other screening methods include barium swallow/upper GI x-ray or endoscopic ultrasound.
Polyps are growths on the inside of the colon or gastrointestinal tract and are very common. A polypectomy can be performed during a colonoscopy or gastroscopy procedure.
Dental implants are used to replace damaged or missing teeth. A dental implant procedure is where a screw or metal fixture is implanted into the jaw as the base for a new false tooth.
Dental restoration is a broad term used to encompass any dental procedure, artificial substance or structure with protects the mouth’s ability to eat and chew. The most common form of dental restoration are dental fillings.
When wisdom teeth have the potential to cause problems or become impacted, they may be removed surgically. In the procedure, the surgeon makes a small incision and extracts the tooth with forceps.
A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone.
A cystoscopy is a procedure in which a thin flexible tube with a camera and light on the end is inserted through the urethra and into the bladder. The procedure is most commonly undertaken to investigate the bladder for any abnormalities.
A frenuloplasty is a procedure used to treat pain caused by tight or short frenulum of the penis.
A stent removal is the removal of a ureteral stent by a surgeon using a cystoscope. A cystoscope is a thin, flexible tube with a camera and a light that is inserted through the urethra.
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man by cutting the vas deferens, which are tubes that carry sperm from the testes to the penis.