ENDOSCOPY & COLONOSCOPY
- A Colonoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine the lining of your colon, aka, your large intestine. A colonoscope, which is a very small tube is inserted into the anus and with the use of a small light and camera at the end of the device, it is advanced into the rectum and through to the colon.
- The Endoscopy – an endoscopy is used to examine a person’s upper GI tract. The upper GI tract is a person’s throat, esophagus, stomach, and beginning of the small intestine.An endoscope is inserted into the mouth and advances to the duodenum (small intestine).