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Esophogastroduodenoscopy

EGD (Esophogastroduodenoscopy) is a procedure in which a flexible lighted tube is slowly passed through the mouth into the esophagus, stomach and upper portion of the small intestine for direct examination of those parts of the GI system.

  • With Biopsy - EGD in which a specimen of tissue is removed for examination by a pathologist.
  • With Removal of foreign body - EGD in which a foreign body is removed.
  • With polyp removal - EGD in which an abnormal growth is removed.
  • With balloon dilation - EGD in which a balloon is inflated to dilate or open a narrowed portion of the esophagus.
  • With Control of bleeding - EGD in which medication or heat is used to stop bleeding.

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a procedure in which a flexible tube with a powerful light source is slowly passed through the rectum into the large bowel (colon) for direct examination.

  • With Biopsy - colonoscopy in which a specimen of tissue is removed for examination by a pathologist.
  • With Removal of foreign body - colonoscopy in which a foreign body is removed.
  • With polyp/tumor removal - colonoscopy in which a polyp (abnormal growth from the lining of the colon) is removed.
  • With control of bleeding - colonoscopy in which medication or heat is used to stop bleeding.

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)

ERCP This procedure is used to examine the duodenum, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreatic duct. The physician uses a small camera, called an endoscope, which is guided down the throat. The procedure usually lasts from 30 minutes to an hour.

Sigmoidoscopy

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure in which a flexible lighted tube is passed through the anus into the rectum and lower part of the large bowel (colon) for direct examination

Consultation on all diseases of the digestive tract and liver.

Our physician also evaluate and treat the following gastrointestinal conditions:

  • Severe Heartburn or Reflux Disease
  • Chronic Nausea and/or Vomiting
  • Swallowing Problems
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Biliary Tract and Pancreatic Diseases
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Other GI Bleeding
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
 

 

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Frank Faris, M.D.

3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 590
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Office: 702-483-5515
Fax: 702-483-5484
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Downloadable Forms

Preparation for Colonoscopy - PDF
Preparation for EGD - PDF
Patient Registration Packet - PDF

 

 

     
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