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Endoscopy Colonoscopy

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Barrx: this state - of - art procedure removes abnormal cells in lining of your esophagus if you are diagnosed with Barretts esophagus. Bronchoscopy: bronchoscopy allows physicians to look into your trachea and lungs to identify, and diagnose various respiratory conditions and diseases. Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy detects growths, called polyps, in large intestine. Polyps can sometimes lead to cancer and can easily and painlessly removed during this procedure. If you are 50 years old or older, you have regular colorectal screening. This should be done earlier if you have family history of colon cancer. If detected early, colon is one of few cancers that doctors can prevent. Endoscopy Services: You have access to inpatient and outpatient endoscopy services, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that treat variety of conditions associated with gastrointestinal tract, as well as respiratory system. Ercp: this allows physician to look into your biliary and pancreatic ducts and to remove stones or insert stents to any obstruction. Esophageal 24 - hour pH Study: Examines what in your lower esophagus when you feel symptoms of heartburn or GERD. Esophageal Manometry Motility Study: Measures strength and coordination of muscular esophageal activity, as well as band of muscles at bottom of your esophagus. This test is performed to evaluate how food moves through your into your stomach. Gastroscopy: this procedure examines esophagus and stomach to detect ulcers, redness or irritation of tissue. If you have persistent symptoms of heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease, this procedure detects its severity and changes in lining of esophagus, condition called Barretts esophagus. Your doctor will give you to make you feel relaxed. Then he or she will put thin tube with camera and light on end into your anus and up into your rectum and colon. Your doctor will look at inside lining of whole colon. During procedure, your doctor might do test called biopsy. During biopsy, doctor takes small piece of tissue from colon. Then he or she looks at tissue under microscope to see if it has cancer. Your doctor might also remove growths that he she sees in colon. You will not feel it doctor takes biopsy or removes growth. You will have put in your arm or hand. Your doctor will give you medicine through IV to make feel relaxed. He or she might give you spray or gargle to numb your mouth. You will also get plastic mouth guard to protect your teeth. Then your doctor will put thin tube with camera and light on end into your mouth and down into your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. He or she will look for bleeding, ulcers, or growths.

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Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is usually safe, but there is risk of: bleeding. If polyp is removed or biopsy is done during colonoscopy, you might notice some blood in your stool for day or two after test. Serious bleeding is uncommon, but in rare cases, bleeding might need to be treated or can even be - threatening. Perforation. This is rare, but it can be life - threatening complication, and hole may need to be repaired with surgery. Reactions to anesthesia Your doctor or nurse should give you specific instructions on what types of problems might require you to call doctor's office or seek medical help right away. Be sure understand these instructions.

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