Endoscopy information and locations in Mexico
Endoscopy is a non-invasive procedure that allows doctors to see inside the body to find the
cause of unusual symptoms, confirm a diagnosis, and perform minimally invasive surgeries on the
gastrointestinal tract: esophagus, stomach, intestines, bile duct, rectum, and anus.
Endoscopies are performed by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon with a two year fellowship
in digestive endoscopy. During the procedure, the endoscopist passes through the mouth or rectum
a thin-flexible tube with a light and a camera attached that allows seeing images of the
digestive tract. If something is found, the specialist can take a biopsy or treat it at the same
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Endoscopic additional procedures information
Gastritis is an irritation or inflammation of the lining of the stomach, usually caused by
alcohol, stress, medication, infections, bile reflux, or helicobacter pylori (bacteria).
Gastritis is diagnosed by an upper endoscopy; where the endoscopist introduces the endoscope
through the mouth to see the stomach lining.
Gastrointestinal disorders are diagnosed by an endoscopist. Part of the screening process can
involve a series of tests and procedures, such as a colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, CT scans, and
X-rays. The most common conditions are GERD, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, Crohn's
disease, and colorectal cancer.
Gastrostomy tube – G-Tube
A gastrostomy tube or feeding tube involves introducing the endoscope through the mouth to see
into the stomach, then, a small incision is made on the abdomen to introduce the tube. A G-tube
is recommended for newborns with birth defects of the esophagus or for patients who can’t
swallow or can’t take enough nutrients from food.
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Benefits of an endoscopy
Can treat various problems
Endoscopies can help find the cause of heartburn, abdominal pain, and detect and treat ulcers,
blockages, and abnormal growths.
Endoscopic procedures are minimally invasive and do not require incisions. The endoscope is a
safe and fast procedure that usually takes 20 to 30 minutes.
Most endoscopic procedures are performed as an outpatient and require 2 to 24 hours of hospital
stay or until the sedation wears off.
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this
treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our
physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our
top specialized clinics.
In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information
about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.