Gastroenterology Tests and Procedures
There has been a noticeable increase in the number of people suffering from gastroenterology and liver diseases within last few years. Gastroenterology disorders affect the gastrointestinal tract that is from mouth to the anus any of the body parts can get affected. There are several diseases associated with it such as colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, esophagus cancer, stomach ulcers, gallbladder problems, Crohn’s disease, pancreas issue and liver disorders etc. The gastro doctors in Dubai are well versed in handling illness and ailments related to the digestive system of our body.
As soon as you feel anything wrong with your digestive tract get an immediate check up from a gastroenterologist. The gastro doctors at Dubai provide you with the efficient treatments by examining you physically and suggesting you some tests regarding the symptoms they notice. These tests help them to identify the actual cause of your illness. Here we are listing the major tests and their procedures that are useful to determine the digestive tract issues.
It uses a tube that is very thin and has a video camera in it. This tube is placed in our belly through a small cut and the images can be seen on the computer screen. It can be used in determining injuries, tumors, blockages, infections etc. Laparoscopy also helps in examining the woman’s pelvic organs.
- Liver biopsy
If you are suffering from any liver condition then this test is used to identify the main cause of it. Tissue samples are taken by putting a small needle into your liver or through the laparoscopy technique. Anesthesia is given to you before performing any of the methods. Tissue from your liver is used to check under a microscope.
- Abdominal ultrasound
It is used to access the organs, structure and blood flow within our abdomen. It shows us the image of our organs and tissues by passing high-frequency sound waves through a transducer placed on your skin. These sound waves move through our body and bounce back to the transducer creating an image that can be examined. Similarly, an abdominal x-ray is also done by passing a beam of energy through the body to get the x-ray image.
- PH Monitoring
This test is used to diagnose the GERD by measuring the acid amount in the stomach that enters the esophagus during the 24 hour period. Along with this, it is helpful in checking the effect of the medicine that the doctor prescribes. The procedure includes a thin tube which is having a sensor is passed through the nose and placed at the esophagus. It records the acid level and sends it to the monitor with wireless transmission.
Lapsurgery clinic in Dubai has the highly trained gastroenterologists that are specialized in treating the disorders of the digestive system of your body.