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preparation guide

  • The day before examination, please take a light lunch (e.g. soup or gruel etc)
  • After lunch restrict your diet to liquids (e.g. non-carbonated soft drink, water, honey water, sports beverages)
  • Please do not eat or drink after midnight unless instructed otherwise
  • Abstain from smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol or beverages on the day of examination.
  • Instructions for colonoscopy will be provided separately.
  • This examination is not recommended during pregnancy or menstrual periods.
  • In consultation with your attending physician, abstain from taking any anticoagulants such as coumadin or aspirin one week prior to the examination

preparation guide

  • Stool sample in a bottle (1/3 filled), health-related questionnaire (completed)
  • Certificate of National Health Insurance or documents of insurance coverage (for incidental medical expenses)

Special notice

  • NCC recommends you to receive an immediate treatment if colonic polyps are detected during colonoscopic examination since they can progress into cancer.
  • When colonic polyps are excised during the process, expenses will be added in accordance with the number of excised polyps.