ENDOSCOPY is a procedure used to examine internal organs and view a patient’s digestive tract with the endoscope. The procedure stands out with its accuracy of 98 to 100 percent.
- Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a procedure when a doctor is able to see the inside of a patient’s digestive track, oesophagus, stomach and duodenum. The procedure is prescribed when a patient suffers pain or unpleasant sensations in their abdomen, when no other treatment helps. This procedure is recommended for patients who have trouble swallowing, or suffer rom acid reflux, unrecognised causes of vomiting, active or chronic bleeding, lack of iron, as well as the patient was diagnosed with any other pathologies.
- Colonoscopy is a procedure that is performed to examine a patient’s colon with an colonoscope. This procedure takes place as a simple check up as early diagnostics program when a person suffers from intestine inflammation, removed polyps or large intestine tumour, as well as active or chronic bleeding, unrecognised abdominal pains, acute changes in bowel evacuation or pathological masses detected during other radiological tests. Before this procedure it is recommended not to eat anything at least six hours prior to it and to take prescribed medicine with a small amount of water in the morning. It is important to prepare one’s bowl before the procedure, a day before it a patient should take a laxative. If the procedure takes place in the afternoon, then the laxative should be taken in the evening, if later, then very early in the morning on the day of the procedure.