Intestinal X-ray: An irrigoscopy is an examination of the large intestine for which a contrast medium enema is administered.
Preparation: A fasting period is required – no solid food for 20 hours prior to the examination. Please visit us in person to make an appointment for this examination – you will be given a laxative (free of charge) for self-administration. More detailed information about the preparation phase will also be provided when you come in to make the appointment.
Duration of examination: 10 - 15 minutes