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X‑ray of the large intestine

A virtual colonoscopy, also referred to as an irrigoscopy is used to discover the causes of intestinal ailments.

  • All examinations
  • 7 days/week
  • All insurers

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Requirements for a virtual colonoscopy

  • Please bring your e‑card and referral.
  • Any previous findings are also to be submitted.

Important information

  • Only consume a light fare two days prior to the examination (tea, rusk, soup, rice); drink lots, and take laxatives.
  • You are required to be nil by mouth for the examination.

Procedure for a virtual colonoscopy

  • An intestinal tube is inserted into the rectum via which a contrast agent is administered.
  • The intestinal tube is opened, and the contrast agent is administered.
  • Subsequently, the large intestine is filled with air, which can cause a feeling of tension.
  • Intestinal loops and possible impairments can be visualised with pinpoint accuracy with the combination of air and contrast agent.

Waiting time for an appointment

Quick appointments are possible.

Costs & reimbursement

Direct billing with all statutory health insurers.