The Gastroenterology team at ACCESS have the advantage of state-of-the-art high definition endoscopy equipment, allowing the physicians to perform EGD and Colonoscopy procedures.
An EGD or Upper Endoscopy is a non-surgical procedure that allows the physician to exam the esophagus, stomach as well as the upper end of the small intestine. By using a short flexible scope that has a light and camera allows the doctor a visual examination. For more information on EGD go to www.asge.org/PatientInfoIndex.aspx?id=378
Endoscopy at ACCESS
A colonoscopy uses a scope with cameras and lights, which is designed to view the rectum, and colon. The scopes are soft and flexible. This allows the physician to visualize any potential areas of concern. For more information go to www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/colonoscopy/
Colonoscopy at ACCESS