The first endoscopy center in the province, currently one of the premiere facilities in the assessment and treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases.
Through the years, we have grown into a more specialized unit in our pursuit to become the center of excellence in gastrointestinal procedures.
This procedure is also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) , upper GI endoscopy, or pan endoscopy. An endoscope is used to visualize the patient’s esophagus, stomach and duodenum. It provides direct visualization to confirm the presence of conditions such as inflammation, ulcers, and tumors. EGD also enables the physician to perform endoscopic treatments such as biopsies, removal of polyps, and control of bleeding.
A colonoscopy is the endoscopic examination of the large bowel and the distal part of the small bowel. The procedure helps find ulcers, polyps, tumors and areas of inflammation or bleeding. It is recommended for anyone 50 years of age and older or for anyone with a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps.