Endoscopy

GENERAL SURGERY - Endoscopy

Endoscopy (Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy)

Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a diagnostic method used to examine the esophagus, stomach, duodenum and large intestine. The primary types of gastrointestinal endoscopy and the regions that they examine include:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Upper GI endoscopy): Esophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • Colonoscopy: All of the large intestine
  • Recto-sigmoidoscopy: The last part of the large intestine: rectum and sigmoid.