Endoscopy & Colonoscopy

Diagnostic LGI scopy

A colonoscopy is an exam used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine (colon) and rectum.

During a colonoscopy, a long, flexible tube (colonoscope) is inserted into the rectum. A tiny video camera at the tip of the tube allows the doctor to view the inside of the entire colon.

If necessary, polyps or other types of abnormal tissue can be removed through the scope during a colonoscopy. Tissue samples (biopsies) can be taken during a colonoscopy as well.

During procedure the endoscopist takes enough precautions to make colonoscopy smooth and comfortable. Doing colonoscopy under sense (no sedition) gives you freedom to resume duty the same day and normal diet immediate after procedure.

Diagnostic UGI scopy

What is an upper GI endoscopy ?

An upper GI endoscopy is a procedure to diagnose and treat problems in your upper GI (Gastrointestinal) tract. The upper GI tract includes your food pipe (esophagus), stomach, and the first part of your small intestine (the duodenum).

This procedure is done using a long, thin flexible tube called an endoscope. The tube has a tiny light and video camera on one end. The tube is put into your mouth and throat after spraying lignocaine 10 %. Then it is slowly and carefully the tube pushed through your esophagus and stomach, and into your duodenum. Video images from the tube are seen on a monitor. To make your endoscopy smooth and safe all precautions are taken by the endoscopist. Three phase washing is done to ensure coss infection in subsequent cases.

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