The Endoscopy Unit

The Endoscopy Unit of Chong Hua Hospital is located at the second floor of building C just across the Operating Room. Procedures are performed by Certified Gastroenterologist & Assisted by highly trained nurses. Patients are assured of accurate diagnostic & appropriate therapeutic procedure with utmost care & compassion.

There are special preparations needed for each procedure:
  1. For Gastroscopy: Do not eat or drink 6 hours before the procedure
  2. Bowel preparation for Colonoscopy; Flexible sigmoidoscopy; Rigid Proctoscopy
    1. Depends on the endoscopists’ method of preparation (patients are instructed at the doctor’s clinic)
    2. Medications are prescribed by the performing doctor on the day of consultation as preparation for the scheduled procedure.)


The patient should bring the following on the day of procedure;
  1. Forms given by the doctor during consultation in the clinic
    1. Signed Consent form
    2. Endoscopy Schedule Form / Request
  2. Forms taken by patients from their respective health insurance company or employer.
    1. PhilHealth form 1 and Members Data Record (MDR) / Philhealth ID
    2. Letter of Authorization (LOA) from authorized from HMO
  • If you have maintenance medication please bring all in its original container.
  • Have an Able-bodied person with you when you go for procedure.
  • Please wear loose fitting comfortable clothes and leave jewelries and valuables at home.


Steps:
  • Present Endoscopy Schedule Form or doctor's request to the nurse in the reception area.
  • Nurse verifies patient’s schedule on Endoscopy schedule logbook.
  • Patient is assessed prior to the procedure.
  • IV access is initiated for patient who will be sedated
The following are the services offered by the unit for both admitted and outpatients.
GASTROSCOPY
GASTROSCOPY with SEDATION
COLONOSCOPY
COLONOSCOPY with SEDATION
FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY
RIGID PROCTOSCOPY
OTHER SERVICES
  • PEG INSERTION
  • PEG REPLACEMENT
  • RUBBER BAND LIGATION
  • HISTO ACRYL INJECTION
  • POLPECTOMY
  • ERCP
  • SCLEROTHERAPHY

Endoscopy Unit’s Operational Schedule:
Opens from Monday to Saturday 7:00AM to 3:00PM
For inquiries Please call
Tel. # (032) 255 – 8000 loc.: 75207
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