Anorectal manometry is an exam that’s completed to evaluate the reflexes and strength of the muscles needed for performing a regular bowel movement.
Argon Laser Therapy
Argon laser therapy uses a device that emits channels of light with a wavelength absorbed by specific pigments that help to heal GI conditions.
Capsule endoscopy is an endoscopic procedure where a pill with a camera is ingested that captures multiple photos of the small bowel or intestine.
Colon Cancer Screening
A colon cancer screening checks for polyps and cancerous growths inside the walls of the rectum and colon located in the large intestine.
Colonoscopy is an exam where a camera is inserted to look for changes in the colon such as irritation, inflammation, polyps, or cancer.
CT Scan or CAT Scan
A CT scan is an imaging system that takes an x-ray of cross-sectional pictures on all parts of the body to identify illnesses or other issues.
An upper GI endoscopy can help pinpoint why patients experience GI problems like stomach pain, heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and bleeding.
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic mucosal resection enables doctors to remove tumors located beneath the gastrointestinal wall without an invasive operation.
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
An endoscopic ultrasound uses a scope to look inside the intestine to address and diagnose ailments and different types of cancers.
Enteroscopy is a procedure where a lengthy, thin scope is inserted into your mouth so the esophagus, stomach, and small bowel can be scanned.
An ERCP is a procedure where a scope is placed into the mouth and the small intestine to examine the entire GI tract to check for abnormalities.
Esophageal dilation is when your GI providers expand or spread out a tightened or clogged area of the esophagus to fix the narrowing of the esophagus.
Esophageal manometry is a study that’s performed to evaluate contraction and relaxation functions of the esophagus, also called a motility assessment.
Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)
Feeding tube insertion is a treatment that inserts a tube in the stomach to provide nutrition, fluid, and medications instantly to the stomach.
FibroScan is an ultrasound-based test (transient elastography) used to assess the presence of fibrosis and steatosis that’s present in the liver.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a diagnostic technique where a scope is positioned into the rectum to the large intestine to examine the entire colon.
Hemorrhoid banding is a hemorrhoid removal technique that uses rubber bands to stop blood flow to the hemorrhoid so it can be removed.
Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion)
Infusion therapy is when medication or fluid is provided directly into the blood vessel to help with autoimmune disorders like Crohn’s disease.
A liver biopsy is where a needle is used to extract a sample of tissue from the liver. It helps to diagnose and track the progression of diseases.
Sphincterotomy is a surgery carried out to provide treatment for anal fissures (a rip in the lining of the anus that causes bleeding and discomfort).