Endoscopy is a non-surgical procedure which involves looking and examining of an individual’s gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope. The procedure allows our doctor to further identify the symptoms causing disorders of an oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, biliary system, liver and pancreas.
As the endoscope device is a small and flexible tube, with a light and camera, this instrument can be inserted into the body through patient’s natural opening, such as patient’s mouth or through the bottom.
Medical conditions that require endoscopy:
- Blood in your stools
- Chest pain that isn't caused by heart-related conditions
- Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
- Persistent abdominal pain
- Persistent diarrhea
- Persistent nausea and vomiting
- Unexplained weight loss
- Vomiting blood
MSU Medical Centre doctors provide OGDS (oesophago gastro duodenoscopy), Colonoscopy and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) services.