An endoscopy is a diagnostic test used to identify and diagnose many GI track aliments including Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The test uses a flexible tube with a camera on the end to view the inside of the intestinal track. The doctor can also take tissue samples for testing during the procedure.
The Ins and Outs of Colonoscopy If your doctor suspects you have either Colitis or Crohn's disease then sooner or later you will be scheduled for a Colonoscopy. But it is not only a necessary procedure for properly diagnosing diseases of the colon like IBD but also to screen the general population for cancers of the colon. Technically a…