There are very few complications. There is a risk of perforation of 1 in 1000. There is a risk of bleeding is a polypectomy is performed of 1 in 2000.
There is the occasional problem of a failed colonoscopy due to looping, long colon, or scarring for diverticular disease.
This will result in a failed procedure. A CT colonography will be arranged and Dr Allison will ring you with regard to the results. For more information or to ask a question please use our CONTACT PAGE.