Endoscopic Procedures Category

The following are things which have been tied to the Endoscopic Procedures category

Barrx

What is Barrx?

BARRX is a new treatment option for Barrett’s Esophagus, a condition that can often result from chronic heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, commonly referred to as GERD. It [...]

Capsule Endoscopy

What is Capsule Endoscopy?

Capsule Endoscopy enables your doctor to examine your entire small intestine. Your doctor will have you ingest a video capsule that has its own camera and light [...]

Colonoscopy

What is a colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is a procedure that enables your physician to examine the lining of the colon (large bowel) for abnormalities by inserting a flexible rubber-like coated tube, about [...]

EGD

What is an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)?

An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) allows your physician to view the inside of your esophagus (food tube), stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine.) When passed through [...]

ERCP

What is an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?

An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an endoscopic procedure where a long, thin, flexible tube or "scope" is placed into the mouth and [...]

EUS

What is an enteroscopy?

Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) allows your doctor to examine your esophageal and stomach linings as well as the walls of your upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. The upper [...]

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

What is a Sigmoidoscopy?

Sigmoidoscopy is the visual examination of the inside of the rectum and sigmoid colon, using a lighted, flexible tube connected to an eyepiece or video screen for [...]

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