Endoscopy

Endoscopy

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)

-Simple examination

-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