Internal Medicine G.I. Endoscopy in Abu Dhabi
Doctors of internal medicine, called internists focus on comprehensive adult medicine
They are specifically trained not only to diagnose and treat disease, but to prevent the initial onset of these diseases by recognizing and controlling risk factors such as elevated blood pressure and cholesterol.
Our Internist is one of the best in the country, trained to diagnose and treat chronic illness and specifically situations where several different illnesses may strike at the same time.
He has advanced training in diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopic services comfortably performs all endoscopic procedures, from Common procedures (colonoscopies, bladder scans, urodynamics, bronchoscopy, gastroscopy and flexible cystoscopy) to Gastric balloon implant by endoscope for weight loss and obesity treatment.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is endoscopy?
Endoscopy is a medical procedure that involves the use of an endoscope, which is a long, thin, flexible tube with a camera and light at the end, to examine the inside of the body. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can be used to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions.
What are the different types of endoscopy?
There are different types of endoscopy procedures, including upper endoscopy (also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD), colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy, and hysteroscopy.
What are some common conditions diagnosed and treated with endoscopy?
Endoscopy is commonly used to diagnose and treat conditions such as gastrointestinal disorders, such as ulcers, inflammation, and bleeding, as well as cancers of the digestive tract. It can also be used to diagnose and treat respiratory, urinary, and gynecological disorders.
How do I prepare for an endoscopy procedure?
To prepare for an endoscopy procedure, you may need to avoid eating and drinking for a certain period before the procedure. You may also need to adjust your medication schedule, and inform your doctor about any health conditions or allergies you may have.
What should I expect during an endoscopy procedure?
During an endoscopy procedure, you will be given anesthesia to ensure your comfort. The endoscope will be inserted through a natural opening in the body, such as the mouth, anus, or urethra, and guided to the area of interest. The procedure may take between 30 minutes to an hour or more, depending on the type of endoscopy.
How long does an endoscopy procedure take?
An endoscopy procedure typically takes between 30 minutes to an hour or more, depending on the type of endoscopy being performed and the area of the body being examined. Some types of endoscopy, such as colonoscopy, may take longer than others. The length of the procedure also depends on factors such as the patient’s anatomy and the complexity of the procedure.
Can endoscopy be performed on any part of the body?
Endoscopy can be performed on various parts of the body, including the digestive tract, respiratory system, urinary tract, and reproductive system.
Can I eat or drink before an endoscopy procedure?
Depending on the type of endoscopy, you may need to avoid eating or drinking for a certain period before the procedure. Your doctor will provide specific instructions on what you can and cannot eat or drink before the procedure.
How do I choose an endoscopist for my procedure?
To choose an endoscopist for your procedure, you should consider factors such as their experience, credentials, and patient reviews. You may also want to ask for referrals from your primary care physician or other healthcare providers. It is important to choose a provider who has experience performing the specific type of endoscopy you require and who you feel comfortable with.