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What is an endoscopy?
An endoscopy is often used to confirm a diagnosis when other devices, such as an MRI, X-ray, or CT scan are considered inappropriate.
The following conditions and illnesses are most commonly investigated or diagnosed with an endoscopy:
- Cancer Screening
- Chronic Diarrohea
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Chrohn's Disease
- Internal Bleeding
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Stomach Ulcers
Types of Endoscopies
Here is a list of some types of endoscopies and their meanings:
- Colonoscopy - examination of the colon and large intestine to detect polyps, tumors, ulceration, inflammation, colitis diverticula, Chrohn's disease, and discovery and removal of foreign bodies.
- OGD (Oesophageal Gastroduodenoscopy), also known as panendoscopy - examination of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum.
- Proctoscopy - examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon.