ERCP Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) enables the physician to diagnose problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Click here to learn more about ECRP
Capsule Endoscopy - What is The PillCam® SB?
The PillCam® SB video capsule measures 11 mm x 26 mm and weighs less than 4 grams. It contains an imaging device and light-source on one-side and transmits images at a rate of 2 images per second generating more than 50,000 pictures over an 8-hour period. PillCam® is used by physicians to detect and diagnose disorders of the small intestine. Click here to learn more about The PillCam®
Esophago Gastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
This is an examination of the upper digestive tract by a flexible tube called an endoscope. The endoscope will allow direct visualization of the lining of your esophagus, stomach and duodenal portion of the small intestine.
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The purpose of esophageal manometry is to see if the esophagus is contracting and relaxing properly. The test helps diagnose any swallowing problems.
The term "colonoscopy" means looking inside the colon. It is a procedure performed by a gastroenterologist, a well-trained sub specialist. The main instrument that is used to look inside the colon is the colonoscope, which is a long, thin, flexible tube with a tiny video camera and a light on the end. Click here to learn more about Colonoscopy.
Hemorrhoid Treatment by Infrared Coagulation
Infrared coagulation (IRC) is the most widely used office treatment for hemorrhoids and is preferred over other methods because it is fast, well tolerated by patients, and virtually problem free. Click here to learn more about Hemorrhoid Treatment.