Who may be consulted for lower GI endoscopy for constipation?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Either a gastroenterologist or a surgeon may be consulted for lower GI endoscopy, depending on local referral patterns and the availability of expertise, or (in adults) to differentiate benign solitary rectal ulcers from rectal malignancy.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!