Procedures

The gastroenterologists of Digestive Health Reno perform a wide range of endoscopic procedures for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases and conditions.

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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 …

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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 Endoscopy

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 (EU)

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 Colonoscopy

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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