Dr. B. Madhu MD, DM Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist.
Gastroenterologists commonly perform this procedure as a way to evaluate and diagnose various problems, such as chronic heartburn (acid reflux), difficulty swallowing, stomach or abdominal pain, bleeding, ulcers and tumors.
The gastroenterologist uses an endoscope, a long, thin, flexible tube with a light and camera at the end to help guide the scope throughout the duration of the procedure. The camera on the end helps the physician both guide the endoscope throughout the length of the upper GI tract, and take pictures.
ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURES INCLUDES
BOTH DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES
2.GASTRIC OLEN SCLEROTHERAPY
4.FOREIGN BODY REMORAL
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