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Published: July, 2017 X
  • What Is A Pouchoscopy?

    A pouchoscopy is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure used to examine a continent pouch such as the BCIR. A fiber optic camera on a flexible tube is passed through your flush stoma into the reservoir. A pouchoscopy is a diagnostic tool and often times suggested to confirm a diagnosis of pouchitis and/or slipped valve. Your local GI team should be able to scope your pouch, even if they are not familiar with the BCIR. Some helpful tips are below. Please make contact with a ...