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Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnostic Procedures
We provide expertise in state of the art Gastroenterology care including office and hospital consultation, as well as 24/7 emergency care to our patients. We have a fully equipped Office Endoscopy Center at our Chesapeake location, where we perform thousands of procedures every year using the most advanced AAAHC Certified endoscopic equipment with an experienced and friendly staff.

Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy enables your doctor to examine the lining of your colon (large intestine) for abnormalities by inserting a flexible tube as thick as your finger into your anus and slowly advancing it into the rectum and colon.

Upper Endoscopy
Upper endoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the upper part of your gastrointestinal tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine).

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Flexible sigmoidoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the rectum and a portion of the colon (large intestine) by inserting a flexible tube about the thickness of your finger into the anus and slowly advancing it into the rectum and lower part of the colon.

ERCP
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is a specialized technique used to study the ducts of the gallbladder, pancreas and liver.

Capsule Endoscopy
Capsule Endoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the middle part of your gastrointestinal tract, which includes the three portions of the small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileum).

Small Bowel Capsule Endosocopy Brochure

The capsule is disposable and passes naturally with your bowel movement. You should not feel any pain or discomfort.

Endoscopic Ultrasound
EUS allows your doctor to examine the lining and the walls of your upper and lower gastrointestinal tract.

24 hour pH monitoring
Esophageal pH monitoring is a test that measures how often and for how long stomach acid enters the tube that leads from the mouth to the stomach (esophagus).

Esophageal manometry
Esophageal manometry is a test to measure the pressure inside the lower part of the esophagus.

Liver Biopsy
In a liver biopsy (BYE-op-see), the physician examines a small piece of tissue from your liver for signs of damage or disease.

PEG tube insertion
PEG stands for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, a procedure through which a flexible feeding tube is placed through the abdominal wall and into the stomach.

Esophageal dilation
Esophageal dilation is a procedure that allows your doctor to dilate, or stretch, a narrowed area of your esophagus [swallowing tube].

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