Thursday, August 28, 2014

Endoscopy

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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.

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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…

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