An Upper Endoscopy is a procedure performed by a Gastroenterologist to examine the upper part of your digestive system,, which includes the esophagus (the muscular pipe connecting your mouth and throat to the stomach), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of your small intestine).
A colonoscopy is a procedure performed by gastroenterologists to examine the colon (large intestine) by inserting a long, thin flexible camera called a colonoscope. The procedure is performed for many reasons including as a part of routine health maintenance (called screening test – screening or looking for colon cancer) or if there is a family history of colon cancer.
An EUS is a type of endoscopic examination which uses a hybrid endoscope (camera) - it has a lens allowing limited visualization of the inner lining of the gastrointestinal tract as well as an ultrasound probe. Using the internal viewing lens,
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure that combines upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and x-rays to treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts. A special side viewing endoscope (camera) is utilized to visualize