Treatment and Services
The Endoscopy Department at MIHS is a full service, state-of-the-art department. Procedures are performed by specially trained physicians and include:
- Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD): a procedure to diagnose and treat problems in your esophagus, stomach and the first part of your small intestine.
- Colonoscopy: a test to find colon polyps, tumors, and areas of inflammation or bleeding in your large intestine.
- Endoscopic ultrasound: an ultrasound based procedure to study digestive tract and nearby organs.
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): a specialized technique used to study the bile duct and the pancreatic duct.
- Enteroscopy: a procedure to find and treat problems in the small intestine.
- Small bowel video capsule endoscopy: a small, disposable capsule used to monitor and diagnose disorders of the gastrointestinal tract by taking video of the small intestine.
- Esophageal manometry: a test that uses a catheter to study difficulty with swallowing.
- Anorectal manometry: a test that uses a catheter and a balloon to study irregularities with bowel control.
- Bravo pH testing: a test for identifying the presence of acid and bile reflux.
- Hemorrhoid banding: a nonsurgical approach for treatment of hemorrhoids.
- Bronchoscopy: a procedure that allows your doctor to look at your airway.
- Endoscopic bronchial ultrasound: a procedure to see structures within the airway wall, lungs, and mediastinum.