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Potamitis Gastroenterology & Nutrition

 

PREPARATION FOR COLONOSCOPY

TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EXAMINATION

Breakfast: tea, egg or one piece of bread with jam, butter or with cheese


Between: tea

 

Lunch: pasta +chicken or turkey with jacket potato

Dinner: Plain soup

ONE DAY BEFORE THE EXAMINATION

Breakfast: Tea, egg


Lunch: chicken or turkey


From 2 p.m and then only tea and water until 12 p.m

At 10 a.m dissolve 1 sachet Fortrans in 1 bottle (1 litre) cold water.

At 4 p.m dissolve 1 sachet Picoprep in 1 glass cold water. Blend for 2-3 minutes and then drink it. Wait until the solution is cool enough before drinking it. Repeat the same procedure with another sachet of Picoprep at 8 pm Every one hour drink one glass of water.
After you take Picoprep you will notice diarrhea in 1-2 hours.


The day of the examination you have to come to the medical office at the specified date and time without drinking, eating anything and avoid smoking. The examination takes 20 minutes. After the examination you are not allowed to drive.


For any further information contact with me.

 

PREPARATION FOR GASTROSCOPY

ONE DAY BEFORE THE EXAMINATION

Eat something light for the night and your last meal should be at around 8 o’clock

THE DAY OF THE EXAMINATION 

Come to the medical office at the specified date and time without drinking, eating anything and avoid smoking.

The examination takes 15 minutes.

After the examination you are not allowed to drive.


For any further information contact with me.

 

PREPARATION FOR SIGMOIDOSCOPY

ΟNE DAY BEFORE THE EXAMINATION

Make a diet only with liquids (juices,tea,water).


At 04.00 p.m dissolve 1 sachet Picoprep in 1 glass cold water. Blend for 2-3 minutes and then drink it. Wait until the solution is cool enough before drinking it.

Every one hour drink one glass of water.


After you take Picoprep you will notice diarrhea in 1-2 hours.

 

THE DAY OF THE EXAMINATION 

Come to the medical office at the specified date and time without drinking, eating anything and avoid smoking. The examination takes 20 minutes. 

For any further information contact with me.

 

PREPARING FOR THE BREATH TEST Helicobacter pylori

 

Helicobacter pylori (H.Pylori) has been associated with the onset of gastritis , peptic ulcer of the duodenum and stomach , lymphoma and possibly gastric adenocarcinoma. Breath test is an easy, safe , fast and reliable with high specificity test , which detects the presence of H.P in the stomach .
There is no contraindication for any age and you can repeat this examination many times .
For avoid false negative results should not be obtained, PPI 2 weeks before the examination and antibiotics 4 weeks before the examination.

 

THE DAY OF THE TEST

Come to my medical office at the appointed time and date without eating and drinking anything nor to smoke .
The test procedure takes 30 minutes.
For any questions please contact me personally .

 

 

PREPARATION FOR THE TEST OF LACTOSE

Lactose intolerance is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorder .
This clinical situation is from deficiency of the enzyme lactase in the intestine , either by genetics or temporary alteration of the small intestine. Without adequate levels of this enzyme , the digestive system can not absorb lactose, which is the main in milk and milk products. When this happens , the unabsorbed lactose is fermented by colon bacteria causing release of gas .
For detecting this particular clinical condition we do the examination of lactose breath test . This test is a simple , safe , reliable, non -invasive examination. It is very important to make that assessment , because the correct diagnosis can help in implementing an effective treatment against dyspepsia and malabsorption of lactose and thus eliminate chronic and persistent symptoms .

ONE DAY BEFORE THE EXAMINATION
Do not drink or eat anything dairy.

THE DAY OF THE TEST come in the medical office at the appointed time and date without eat and drink anything nor to smoke .
The examination lasts 1-2 hours . Then you will be informed of the outcome.


For any questions please contact me personally .

 

 

CHALLENGE BREATH TEST

1. 24 HOURS BEFORE THE TEST (ONE DAY BEFORE THE TEST):

  Generally, do not eat food with high fiber or indigestible food.

  In particular, foods to avoid:

1. Cereals: pasta, whole grains (including toast, cereal)

2. FRUITS: fruit juice, applesauce, apricots, bananas, melons, canned fruit cocktail, grapes, peach, watermelon, raw and dried fruits like raisins and berries, yogurt containing fruit.

3. Vegetables: Vegetable juices, potatoes, alfalfa sprouts, beets, green or yellow beans, carrots, celery, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, mushrooms, green or red pepper, zucchini.

4. cruciferous vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels vegetables, cabbage, kale, chard, beans, peas, lentils, corn, black eyed peas etc.

5. NUTS, SEEDS: all kinds of nuts and seeds as well as foods that may contain any of them.

6. ALL DAIRY PRODUCTS (EXCEPT EGGS): milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt, butter

7. MEAT, PASTA, CORN AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING CORN

2. 12 HOURS BEFORE THE TEST: You should not eat food, rather than just water

3. 4 HOURS BEFORE THE TEST: NO smoking

4. 2 HOURS BEFORE THE TEST & DURING THE TEST:

1. You should not sleep

2. NOT to play sport

ATTENTION: Inform your doctor or nurse if you have taken antibiotics recently or have liquid diarrhea because  these are factors influencing the outcome.