Before undergoing transplant, you may need to undergo rigorous evaluation, which includes:
This consists of a physical examination and cancer screening tests to evaluate your overall health.
Various tests like CT scan, MRI, or PET scan may be recommended to look for any abnormality in the organs.
These evaluations are done to assess your overall stress, financial issues, and support by your friends and family.
Ultrasound is done with the help of sound waves creates a picture of the internal organs, and it gives the inside picture of the organ. Endorectal ultrasounds are commonly performed to find in case of cancer and how deeply rectal cancer has grown. It also helps plan treatment.
Colonoscopy helps the doctor to look inside the entire colon for any abnormality. In this procedure, a long, flexible tube (colonoscope) is inserted into the rectum. There is a tiny video camera at the tip of the tube that gives the pictures.