Our advanced endoscopies are designed to diagnose, stage, and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Our doctors are trained in the latest endoscopic practices and have access to the most advanced equipment, allowing us to maintain an unsurpassed standard of care.
You may want to look into Advanced Endoscopy for staging, diagnosis, and treatment of:
Your doctor will give you instructions to prepare for the Advanced Endoscopy procedure. Most likely, you will be asked to fast for at least 4-8 hours beforehand to ensure an empty stomach.
Inform your doctor of:
You’ll need to plan for ride home from the office as it is not advised for patients to drive for the remainder of the day due to effects from the medication.
It’s important to follow all of your doctor’s instructions.
You may be given:
Your doctor will ask you to swallow as the endoscope is worked down your esophagus. You won’t be able to speak while the endoscopy is in progress, but you will be able to breath and make noises.
You might feel:
You’ll be taken to a room to rest after the procedure where you’ll be monitored until your sedatives begin to wear off.
Once home, you may feel:
You should take it easy for the rest of the day after your endoscopy. You should have a ride prepared as the sedatives may impair your judgement.