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Using an Endoscope
« on: June 27, 2021, 10:36:42 am »
Yes to all of those things Judi. My cable is two metres long. You would have to guide the camera somehow. NB. Not to be used in public toilets. ::)

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2021, 11:52:20 am »
Yes to all of those things Judi. My cable is two metres long. You would have to guide the camera somehow. NB. Not to be used in public toilets. ::)

Ha Ha you could use it but I dont think it would go down to well   :blink:

 
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2021, 01:14:07 pm »
I had a colonoscopy a couple of years ago, and was very impressed with whatever they used - it had a fisheye lens of pretty much 180° field of view and seemed to be totally controllable. It was also displayed on the most hi-res monitor I've ever seen too - razor sharp, and it was quite an experience doing the 'Fantastic Journey' up my own colon. We got right to the top bend under my ribs - it was wild. Looked a bit like the main streamway in Peak Cavern, though with more veins, but (thankfully) no controlling bedding plane.

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2021, 01:18:18 pm »
There is a certain strange, sordid beauty to the meanderings of the large bowel - much more attractive than the top end.

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2021, 03:26:18 pm »
Get some lube while you're at it though :)

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2021, 04:16:06 pm »
Them there endoscopes get into shit holes, around tight bends, thin places too, just like a caver in guatries pot 😝

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2021, 11:20:48 pm »
I had a colonoscopy a couple of years ago, and was very impressed with whatever they used - it had a fisheye lens of pretty much 180° field of view and seemed to be totally controllable. It was also displayed on the most hi-res monitor I've ever seen too - razor sharp, and it was quite an experience doing the 'Fantastic Journey' up my own colon. We got right to the top bend under my ribs - it was wild. Looked a bit like the main streamway in Peak Cavern, though with more veins, but (thankfully) no controlling bedding plane.

When I had one, I got a print-out of some of the stills - they were very reminiscent of cave passage.  So much so, I was tempted to post one om the 'Wezzit?' thread, but thought it might be considered bad taste...

But it would have been nice to reveal the answer "My arse!"

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2021, 11:05:09 am »
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When I had one, I got a print-out of some of the stills - they were very reminiscent of cave passage.  So much so, I was tempted to post one om the 'Wezzit?' thread, but thought it might be considered bad taste...

I think you should post one here anyway, as they never offered me prints. Goddam cheapskates. Maybe their fancy monitor had maxed out their card. But I'd love to see one, just to help me remember - like Mr. Benn. I've still never seen the bloody astronaut episode!  :down:

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2021, 12:42:13 am »
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When I had one, I got a print-out of some of the stills - they were very reminiscent of cave passage.  So much so, I was tempted to post one om the 'Wezzit?' thread, but thought it might be considered bad taste...

I think you should post one here anyway, as they never offered me prints. .....


well, you did ask... and apologies to viewers of a sensitive disposition!
Now I come to look again, they're not all that reminiscent of cave passage.  Maybe 'Caecum 1' passage might have kept wezziters going for a few minutes?

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2021, 01:11:21 am »
Nice to see things looking up at last.

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2021, 07:59:22 am »
Them there endoscopes get into shit holes, around tight bends, thin places too, just like a caver in guatries pot 😝

I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2021, 09:31:37 am »
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I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(

If this is not a joke, then that's not normal practice, they are normally done under GA, though I guess it depends which hole.
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2021, 09:43:37 am »
General anaesthetic is unusual for endoscopies though some sedation is usually offered, especially for full colonoscopies and complex upper gut procedures.

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2021, 02:09:56 pm »
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I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(

If this is not a joke, then that's not normal practice, they are normally done under GA, though I guess it depends which hole.

I was offered nothing buddy and its not a wind up, to be more literal down the end of my penis into my bladder
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2021, 02:47:04 pm »
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I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(

If this is not a joke, then that's not normal practice, they are normally done under GA, though I guess it depends which hole.

I was offered nothing buddy and its not a wind up, to be more literal down the end of my penis into my bladder
 :(

Yeah I've had that one mate; local anaesthetic, slight discomfort, no other issues; bish bosh job done.
The anticipation was worse than the procedure  :lol:

The nurse was very complimentary; I think I "presented" myself very well considering the circumstances  :lol: :lol: :lol:

Lets change the subject now eh.....?

Ah, well, now, you see...erm...

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2021, 03:17:47 pm »
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I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(

If this is not a joke, then that's not normal practice, they are normally done under GA, though I guess it depends which hole.

I was offered nothing buddy and its not a wind up, to be more literal down the end of my penis into my bladder
 :(

Yeah I've had that one mate; local anaesthetic, slight discomfort, no other issues; bish bosh job done.
The anticipation was worse than the procedure  :lol:


A local anesthetic mmm why didn't I get that ?
« Last Edit: July 02, 2021, 03:35:36 pm by Paul Marvin »
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2021, 05:46:46 pm »
I wasn't offered a local anaesthetic or sedation for my colonoscopy, but I was pretty wasted already so no biggie really - it went in OK! During my recent op they fitted a catheter into me, but thankfully I was under when they did it. I looked up how they do fit it afterwards, on my laptop in the hospital bed. That was an eye-opener. Though not as much as when the nurse took it out again :)

The photos are great - first Caecum looks just like the eyehole on the way to Moss Chamber in Peak Cavern. The second Caecum looks like a passage in the roof of Gentlewoman's Pipe I've been in  ;D

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2021, 01:02:42 pm »
 When I had mine done, they gave me gas for the pain, which can make you do funny things.

 I sat up, and at the top of my voice sang the first few lines of this song, which, given the situation was, to me at least, the perfect tune to acompany the procedure

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2021, 04:43:59 pm »
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I an one inserted down a very tight hole Mon and it was bloody agony, the consultant said " it may feel a little uncomfortable " it was like being tortured for 5 mins , bled for two days   :'(

If this is not a joke, then that's not normal practice, they are normally done under GA, though I guess it depends which hole.

I was offered nothing buddy and its not a wind up, to be more literal down the end of my penis into my bladder
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I had that done too but they couldn't complete the examination, what with the fibre-optic cable being too short & all.
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #19 on: July 03, 2021, 06:21:35 pm »
This procedure seems very common indeed with different levels of pain treatment on offer ?
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #20 on: July 04, 2021, 01:24:29 am »
I had a cystoscopy due to blood in the urine. Honestly you could do a stand up routine about it.
Firstly they take you into a room with a couch. Then they say "We're going to leave the room now. Take off your trousers and underpants then get on the couch and cover yourself with the sheet."
Why? The first thing they do when re-entering the room is to whip off the sheet. I mean they're going to see everything anyway, why bother leaving?
Then they injected the old man with a lubricant/anaesthetic which stung like crazy for a minute. Then they get out the camera. How they get it up the old one eyed trouser snake I don't know but it fitted. Everything clenches and I thought I'd shat myself but I'd just clenched up a bit of the covering on the couch.

The weird thing was afterwards. They'd run a saline solution into my bladder so they told me to try and have a pee. Everything was numb so you could see yourself going but couldn't feel anything.
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #21 on: July 23, 2021, 04:57:10 pm »
I was tempted to like the last post in sympathy, but very put off by the fact it would say underneath  "cantclimbtom likes this" and that might be misinterpreted ;)
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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #22 on: July 23, 2021, 05:41:19 pm »
I don't mind being misinterpreted so I did :)

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #23 on: July 23, 2021, 07:52:05 pm »
We need an 'Ouch!' or a wince button. Alternatively, is there a tears-in-the-eyes (as opposed to crying) emoji?

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Re: Using an Endoscope
« Reply #24 on: July 24, 2021, 02:38:55 am »
We need an 'Ouch!' or a wince button. Alternatively, is there a tears-in-the-eyes (as opposed to crying) emoji?
We do. And I did. It was possibly the most uncomfortable experience of my life. And I've only recounted half of it.
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