Gastroenterology Procedures

The gastroenterologists of Digestive Health Associates perform a wide range of gastrointestinal tests, screenings and endoscopic procedures for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of GI problems, abdominal pain and digestive diseases at the Digestive Health Endoscopy Center in Reno, NV.

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Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy performed by a board-certified gastroenterologist is a procedure used to diagnose irregularities in your large intestine, such as inflammation, bleeding, …

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Upper Endoscopy

During an upper endoscopy (also called an esophagogastroduodenoscopy, EGD, or gastroscopy), a gastroenterologist inserts a small, flexible tube through …

Upper Endoscopy Procedure
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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a technique used to detect disorders in the internal lining of your rectum and the lower part of the colon. This procedure is …

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Colon Cancer Screening

A colon cancer screening is a colonoscopy performed on a recommended schedule based on age and risk factors to prevent the development of colon cancer. Colon cancer is highly …

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Esophageal Manometry

Your esophagus is made up of muscles that help move food and/or liquid from your mouth to your stomach. As you swallow, valves open …

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Hemorrhoid Banding

Rubber band ligation, or hemorrhoid banding, is a procedure in which a gastroenterologist wraps a tight rubber band around a hemorrhoid. This cuts off the …

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Bravo pH Capsule

Bravo pH capsule attached to delivery system The catheter-free test measures pH levels in your esophagus. These measurements allow your doctor to evaluate your heartburn and…

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Fecal Transplant

During a fecal transplant (also called bacteriotherapy), stool is removed from a healthy subject, sanitized, and transferred to a patient suffering …

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Double Balloon Enteroscopy

A double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) is a technique that allows your gastroenterologist to see areas of your digestive tract that are outside the …

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Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

During an Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), a small flexible tube is inserted in your mouth or anus while you are sedated to look for bile duct stones, enlarged lymph nodes, or …

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Capsule Endoscopy

A capsule endoscopy lets your gastroenterologist to see your entire GI tract, as opposed to just the top or bottom part in an upper endoscopy or …

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FibroScan

FibroScan is a non-invasive test that uses a technology called Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography (VCTE™) to assess the health of your liver.

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