Category: Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Indications and Contraindications for Video Capsule Endoscopy

For the past 15 years, the medical community has been using VCE or video capsule endoscopy for various diagnostic purposes. Where this diagnostic procedure can be used in most cases, there are also certain contraindications. What is Video Capsule Endoscopy? Video capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure where a small camera, placed inside a small […]

How Useful Is Video Capsule Endoscopy for Small Bowel Tumors?

Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) is a diagnostic and screening procedure where a small camera is passed into the body to take the pictures of the digestive tract. The small wireless camera takes the images that are then transmitted to a recorder that is worn on a belt. The camera is built inside a small capsule […]

How to Deal with Endoscopy Anxiety?

Endoscopy is a widely preferred medical procedure used for diagnosing a number of illnesses. Endoscopy can also be used for treating certain medical conditions. It is an entirely non-invasive procedure. Video capsule endoscopy is a major technological advance in the field of medicine and does not require the use of any anesthetics or sedatives. Still, […]

How Capsule Endoscopy is Beneficial For You?

Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCS) is a medical procedure where the capsule endoscope is ingested by the patient, and through signal transmission and small data recorder it captures the gastrointestinal tract’s internal images that can increase the medical diagnosis of the prevailing medical condition. The capsule has a shape and size that resembles a vitamin. The capsule […]

5 Reasons Why There Is No Need to Worry about Your Endoscopy Treatment

Endoscopy is considered as one of the most important procedures to examine the internal organs, as well as to carry out small procedures like collecting tissues for biopsy. The procedure gives the doctor a clear picture of what’s happening inside the organ and then be able to determine treatment Many people tend to be fearful […]

Types of Endoscopy and What They’re Used For – An Overview

Endoscopy is a medical procedure that is used for viewing and treating the internal organs as well as vessels of the body. The doctor uses  an endoscope, which is a lighted flexible tube to perform endoscopy in the patient. With the help of endoscopy, the doctor is able to better understand the symptoms that the […]

What to Eat After an Upper Endoscopy- Foods to Eat and Avoid

Upper Endoscopy, also known as Gastroscopy, is a medical examination procedure through which a doctor or a Gastroenterologist examines the upper intestinal region of the body, including the duodenum and the esophagus, through an endoscope. As you might be aware, an endoscope is a thin tube with a light and camera attached to it and […]

Why Would I need An Endoscopy?

That term endoscopy literally means “looking inside”. Endoscopy is a medical procedure that uses an endoscope for looking inside the body cavity or some hollow organ. As the endoscope is inserted directly within the body, it differs from other indirect ways of imaging. While endoscopes in endoscopy can be used for many different medical therapeutic, […]