An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (also called EGD or upper endoscopy) is a procedure that allows the doctor to examine the inside of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
The lesions of the gastrointestinal tract include the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
A thin, flexible, lighted tube, called an endoscope, is guided into the mouth and throat, then into the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
The endoscopic services Cito medical center:
- Removal of polyps
- Variceal Ligation
- Balloon dilatation of the esophagice strictures
The examinations are performed with the PENTAX Medical EPK-i5000, which combines excellent illumination and HD image quality. In combination with the clear, bright HD white light imaging of the EPK-i5000 processor, i-scan enhances tissue and blood vessel structures which may help improve disease detection and characterization.