Welcome to Dee Why Endoscopy Unit
Dee Why Endoscopy Unit is a Private Day Surgery Unit licensed by the NSW Ministry of Health and accredited to the NSQHS standards. Dee Why Endoscopy Unit was established in 1988 and has continued to serve the community by offering a full range of Endoscopy procedures. In 2008, Dee Why Endoscopy Unit became a part of the Cura Day Hospitals Group.
An anal fissure is a small tear or ulcer in the skin around the opening of the anus. Anal fissures can be treated with several different types of surgery, the most common of which are lateral internal sphincterotomy (a small incision is made in the internal anal sphincter muscle to relax it) or a fissurectomy (in which the surgeon removes all damaged skin around the fissure to enable the wound to heal).
APC is a procedure in which a Gastroenterologist seals irregular or bleeding tissue during a gastroscopy or colonoscopy using ionized argon gas.
A Colonoscopy is an examination of the colon (large intestine) using a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera called a colonoscope.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test that uses a flexible, narrow tube with a light and tiny camera on one end, called a sigmoidoscope , to look inside the rectum and the lower, or sigmoid, colon.
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.
The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) invites Australians aged over 50 to screen for bowel cancer using a free, simple test at home. Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. Around one in 23 Australians will develop bowel cancer during their lifetime.
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Oesophageal Dilation is a procedure performed to stretch or widen the oesophagus using weighted dilators.
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.
Sclerotherapy is used as a treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins. It involves the injection of a solution into the vein to intentionally damage the vein causing it to gradually disappear.