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Endoscopy at West Midlands Hospital

Investigating inside the body for medical reasons.  

  • Upper GI Endoscopy
    An upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum using a flexible telescope

  • Upper GI Endoscopy and Dilatation
    An upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum using a flexible telescope

  • Colonoscopy
    A colonoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the large bowel (colon) using a flexible telescope

  • ERCP
    An ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram) is a procedure to look for any problems in your bile duct or pancreatic duct using a flexible telescope and x-ray dye

  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the left, lower part of the colon (large bowel) using a flexible telescope

  • Bronchoscopy
    A bronchoscopy is a procedure to look for any problems inside the airways (bronchi) using a flexible telescope.

  • Transbronchial Biopsy
    A transbronchial biopsy is a procedure to perform a lung biopsy (removing a small piece of lung tissue).

  • PEG
    A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a procedure to place a feeding tube through your skin and into your stomach to give you the nutrients and fluids you need.