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Colorectal Service

The Sengkang General Hospital's Colorectal Service provides comprehensive diagnostic testing and consultative services for patients with a wide spectrum of colorectal conditions ranging from cancers to functional disorders.

The team of surgeons develop customized care plans for patients by forming a multidisciplinary team that comprises medical oncologists, radiologists and nurse practitioners dedicated to the treatment of colorectal diseases. 

Supported by a highly dedicated multidisciplinary team, the service offers the expertise utilizing advanced technology to treat a wide range of colorectal diseases. The service offers the array of colorectal cancer surgical options from the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to perform surgery for locally advanced colorectal cancers. The team is committed to delivering holistic clinical expertise in the management and cure of colorectal cancer. The Colorectal service at SKH believes that the patient is an integral member of the team and that a patient-centered care is key to ensuring the best treatment outcome.

The team also focuses on disease prevention and wellnesss. Services include comprehensive discussions and screening for colorectal cancer, as well as multidisciplinary management of functional conditions like constipation and incontinence.

Our Clinical Services

We offer clinical consultation and evaluation on the following colorectal / gastrointestinal symptoms:

  • Blood in stools / motion
  • Constipation
  • Irregular bowel movement
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Diarrhoea
  • Positive faecal occult blood test
  • Abdominal pain / bloatedness / indigestion
  • Anaemia
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Endoscopy
  • Evaluation of functional colorectal disorders

Our Department Facilities

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Function Unit
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Conditions We Treat


 

Treatments Offered


Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive / laparoscopic surgery
  • Open surgery
  • Advanced colorectal cancer surgery / exenterations
Endoscopy (colonoscopy and gastroscopy)
  • Includes screening colonoscopy and gastroscopy
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy and gastroscopy
    • Haemostasis of GI tract bleeding
Perianal surgery

Transanal endoscopic surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Surgery

Pelvic floor disorders and fecal incontinence
Nutritional support

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