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Gastroenterology is a particular branch of medicine dealing with ailments of the digestive system. It covers all disorders dealing with stomach, oesophagus, small and large intestine, liver, colon, pancreas and gall bladder. Dr .S. Ganesh Gastroenterology specialist not only perform best surgeries but also performs day care procedures through endoscopes.
What is a GI endoscopy?
GI endoscopy is a process that examines your digestive tract using a stretchy endoscopic tube with a tiny camera attached to it. This camera is associated to an eyepiece or a monitor for viewing. GI endoscopy permits the diagnosis of numerous gastrointestinal diseases. It also helps in treating certain diseases by treating any bleeding and removing polyps. It also permits tissue samples to be taken to perform analysis and biopsies.
How to prepare for a GI endoscopy?
Before a GI endoscopy is performed, you should inform us if:
You are allergic to any medicine and anesthesia
You are pregnant
You take medicines for any illness or condition
You have bleeding problems
You’ve had surgery or treatment using radiation to your intestine stomach, or your esophagus.
You are diabetic and consume insulin
How we are performed upper GI endoscopy?
It is essential to lie on your left side. A plastic delegate will be placed inside your mouth to keep it open during the complete procedure. A lubricated endoscope is conceded through the mouth piece into your mouth and you essential to swallow the endoscope. A small suction pipe is used to clear any saliva. When the endoscope is swallowed, the doctor observes the linings of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. According to the necessity, polyps may be removed and bleeding wounds may be cauterized during the process. Biopsies may be done on tissue samples gathered from the endoscopy.
How we are performed lower GI endoscopy?
It is essential to lie down on your left side, with your hips bent back from your abdominal wall. A lubricated endoscope is interleaved into your anus and into your lower abdomen. To help the endoscope move effortlessly, you may be asked to shift your position from time to time during the process. The doctor will scrutinize your colon and rectum during the lower GI endoscopy. Surgeries may be done if needed.