Endoscopy

FCHS or SMGH

The Endoscopy clinic is used for examination of the esophagus and digestive tract. Endoscopy is the term used for a test in which a tube with a viewing camera is inserted to view organs without making a cut. The intestines are viewed during a colonoscopy by inserting the viewing instrument through the rectum. The physician is able to view the organs and take samples of tissue if necessary which means you may be able to avoid further surgery. These tests help diagnose various diseases of the esophagus, stomach and bowels.