Procedures

 

Gastroenterology is a medical field that specializes in diagnosis and management of various digestive illnesses. Hepatology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of different types of liver diseases including viral hepatitis and cirrhosis.

Procedures performed:

  1. Colonoscopy (more information) | (video)
    • Colon cancer screening (information in Spanish) (video)
    • Preparation for colonoscopy (video)
  2. Upper Endoscopy (more information) | (video)
  3. ERCP (more information) | (video)
  4. Endoscopic Ultrasound (more information) | (video)
  5. Capsule Endoscopy (more information: Given / Olympus)
  6. Feeding Tube Placement PEG, PEGJ (more information)
  7. Spyglass cholangioscopy for visualization of the bile duct and biopsy (video)
  8. BARRX for Barrett’s esophageal ablation-covedian (more information)

Other procedures include:

  1. Esophageal Manometry and impedance for various esophageal disorders, esophageal dilation, Botox injections for achalasia.(more information)
  2. Stenting for esophageal duodenal and colonic obstruction.
  3. Argon plasma coagulation.
  4. Endoscopic mucosal resection.
  5. Variceal band ligation of the esophagus.
  6. Paracentesis.
  7. Breath testing for different sugar malabsorptions such as lactose and lactulose.
  8. Carbon-14 urea breath test for Helicobacter pylori.