Anorectal manometry is a test that analyzes the muscles necessary for normal bowel movements, often to measure problems with fecal incontinence.
Argon Laser Therapy
Using argon gas, argon laser therapy creates beams of light to treat GI ailments like bleeding, mucosal lesions, dysphagia, and strictures.
A capsule endoscopy gives an inside view of the small intestine through the use of a camera encased inside of a pill that the patient swallows.
Colon Cancer Screening
Regular colon cancer screenings are a vital way to detect and prevent cancer, especially for people over 45 and those who have an elevated risk.
Routine colonoscopies are recommended for people 45 and older as a way to detect colorectal problems and remove growths that may develop into cancer.
Colorectal surgery may be performed to treat a range of conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus, including hemorrhoids and colorectal cancer.
A EGD is an exam involving a scope that is inserted into the mouth and through the upper parts of the GI tract to diagnose certain conditions.
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic mucosal resection is a minimally invasive procedure where an endoscope is used to pinpoint and extract tumors just under the GI wall.
An enteroscopy is a diagnostic test involving a scope inserted through the mouth and advanced to the second portion of the small intestine.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is used to aid in diagnosing GI issues in the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and bile duct.
Esophageal dilation opens up the esophagus when it is constricted or obstructed, providing relief for patients who are having trouble swallowing food.
An esophageal motility exam measures the muscles of the esophagus and can help diagnose problems like severe acid reflux or difficulty swallowing.
Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)
Feeding tube insertion is when a tube is placed directly into the stomach to provide nutrients, fluids, and medications when one can’t consume orally.
The latest in ultrasound technology, FibroScan offers a noninvasive way to assess scarring (fibrosis) and fatty change (steatosis) in the liver.
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is an endoscopic test used to check the colon for abnormalities and diagnose various gastrointestinal symptoms.
Hemorrhoid banding (rubber band ligation) is a nonsurgical treatment that restricts blood flow to a hemorrhoid, causing it to contract and fall off.
Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion)
If you're receiving IV treatment for a GI tract disease, infusion therapy offers many of the same medications in a safe, comfortable environment.
A sphincterotomy is a surgery completed for the treatment of anal fissures. A small incision is made to release pressure and allow for healing.