Endoscopy is the visual inspection of the interior of the gut through the use of an endoscope. A small caliber tube containing fibers or video optics is inserted through the mouth allowing the endoscopist to view the Upper and Lower Gastro intestinal tract.
RMI is introducing a video endoscopic recording system where the patient will be given a recorded video of the examination carried out.
Following simple and therapeutic endoscopy procedures are carried out at RMI:
OGD (Oesophago-gastro- duodenoscopy)
-Colonoscopy (Examination of large Gut)
-ERCP (Endoscopic- retrograde-pancreatography)
-Removal of a tissue sample for biopsy
-Removal of foreign bodies
-Removal of a polyp (polypectomy)
-Stopping bleeding from varices, Gastric and duodenal ulcers.(sclerotherapy and banding)
-Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
-Removal of stones from CBD
-Putting stents in CBD, CPD, esophagus and duodenum
-Dilatation of strictures in upper and lower gastrointestinal