Endoscopy

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1. Endoscopy 2. Endoscopy - An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined using an instrument called an endoscope. An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube that has a light source and camera at one end. Images of the inside of your body are relayed to a television screen. 3. Endoscope can be inserted into the body through a natural opening, such as the mouth and down the throat, or through the bottom. An endoscope can also be inserted through a small cut (incision) made in the skin when keyhole surgery is being carried out. 4. When an endoscopy is used? An endoscopy can be used to:: Investigate unusual symptoms. Help perform certain types of surgery. An endoscope can also be used to remove a small sample of tissue for further analysis. This is known as a biopsy. 5. Sedation - Sedation is usually safe, but it can occasionally cause complications, including:- Nausea and vomiting. A burning sensation at the site of the injection. Saliva or, rarely, small particles of food falling into the lungs, triggering an infection (aspiration pneumonia). Irregular heartbeat or low blood pressure. Breathing difficulties. 6. Visit Adroit Centre for Digestive & Obesity Surgery at : http://drchiragthakkar.com Or Call : +91-79 29703438

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Endoscopy :

Endoscopy

Endoscopy:

Endoscopy An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined using an instrument called an endoscope. An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube that has a light source and camera at one end. Images of the inside of your body are relayed to a television screen .

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Endoscope can be inserted into the body through a natural opening, such as the mouth and down the throat, or through the bottom. An endoscope can also be inserted through a small cut (incision) made in the skin when keyhole surgery is being carried out .

When an endoscopy is used?:

When an endoscopy is used? An endoscopy can be used to :: I nvestigate unusual symptoms. Help perform certain types of surgery. An endoscope can also be used to remove a small sample of tissue for further analysis. This is known as a biopsy.

The Endoscopy Procedure:

The Endoscopy Procedure An endoscopy isn't usually painful, and most people only experience some mild discomfort, similar to indigestion or a sore throat . The procedure is usually carried out while you're conscious. You may be given a local an aesthetic to numb a specific area of your body. This may be in the form of a spray or lozenge to numb your throat, for example. You may also be offered a sedative to help you relax and make you less aware of what's going on around you . In the examination room you will be made comfortable on a couch, resting on your left side. A nurse will stay with you throughout the test. To keep your mouth slightly open, a plastic mouthpiece will be put gently between your teeth. When the doctor passes the endoscope into your stomach it will not cause any pain, nor will it interfere with your breathing at any time. It may take up to fifteen minutes to examine all the areas of the stomach carefully. During this time some air will be passed down the tube to distend the stomach and allow the doctor a clearer view. The air is sucked out at the end of the test. When the examination is finished the tube is removed quickly and easily.

Risks :

Risks An endoscopy is usually a safe procedure, and the risk of serious complications is very low. Possible complications include :- A n infection in a part of the body the endoscope is used to examine – this may require treatment with antibiotics Piercing or tearing (perforation) of an organ, or excessive bleeding – you may need surgery to repair tissue or organ damage; sometimes a blood transfusion may also be needed

Sedation:

Sedation Sedation is usually safe, but it can occasionally cause complications, including :- Nausea and vomiting. A burning sensation at the site of the injection. Saliva or, rarely, small particles of food falling into the lungs, triggering an infection (aspiration pneumonia ). Irregular heartbeat or low blood pressure. Breathing difficulties.

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