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What kind of structural abnormalities can an endoscopy uncover?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Endoscopy benefits

Endoscopy is a sedated optical exam of lining of esophagus, stomach, & upper portion of small intestine.
New endoscopic technology permits microscopic inspection, & vital stains &/or specific light band imaging better checks for abnormalities. Inflammatory, infectious, malabsorptive, narrowings, benign tumor & malignant conditions can be identified, biopsied as warranted, & treated when possible.

In brief: Endoscopy benefits

Endoscopy is a sedated optical exam of lining of esophagus, stomach, & upper portion of small intestine.
New endoscopic technology permits microscopic inspection, & vital stains &/or specific light band imaging better checks for abnormalities. Inflammatory, infectious, malabsorptive, narrowings, benign tumor & malignant conditions can be identified, biopsied as warranted, & treated when possible.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Many

Depends on type but many things such as ulcers, cancers, polyps, inflammation, vascular abnormalities, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac, barrett's esophagus, strictures (to name a few.
.).

In brief: Many

Depends on type but many things such as ulcers, cancers, polyps, inflammation, vascular abnormalities, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac, barrett's esophagus, strictures (to name a few.
.).
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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