GI conditions can cause symptoms deep inside your body that are felt but not seen. An endoscopic procedure allows us to look inside your GI tract and, if needed, take tissue samples for closer examination.
We offer five different types of endoscopy at MetroHealth:
- Capsule endoscopy, used to view images of the small bowel
- Colonoscopy, used to view the lower bowel
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), used to view the bile ducts and pancreatic duct
- Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), used to view images of organs in the chest and abdomen
- Upper endoscopy, used to examine the upper portion of your GI tract
We also offer a variety of other tests that can help provide you with a proper GI diagnosis, including:
- Esophageal pH monitoring, to measure stomach acid
- Fibroscan, used to stage liver disease
- Motility testing, made to assess the ability of your gut to function normally
In addition to diagnosing a medical illness, we work with you to keep an existing illness under control. We offer fecal transplants, infusions and endoscopic therapies to help with your medical conditions.
We provide you with personalized care at MetroHealth, explaining each test or procedure in detail before getting started. You will have ample opportunity to prepare for any test we recommend. Should you want to prepare for your test in advance, see our pre-test recommendations for review. Contact us with any questions.
To make an appointment, call 216-778-5736