Suffering from severe bouts of intestinal pain or having swallowing problems? Go for endoscopy at Kolkata’s premiere endoscopy test center, LivGastro run by eminent gastroenterologist Dr. Vijay Rai, MD and his brilliant team of doctors, pathologists and health care personnel.
It is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure performed for the purpose of looking into your digestive tract to find out the cause of your trouble. Using an endoscope which consists of a long flexible tube with a light source and minute camera attached to it, Dr. Vijay Rai will view pictures of your digestive tract on a TV monitor.
In course of Upper GI Endoscopy, the endoscope will be passed through your mouth and throat, down the esophagus, permitting Gastrologist Dr. Vijay Rai to view the esophagus, stomach as well as the upper part of your small intestine. The endoscope may also be passed into the large intestine, called colon through the rectum to inspect the area of the large intestine. However, this procedure is medically termed as Sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, depending upon how far up the colon is required to be examined.
A specialized form of endoscopy procedure known as Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancretography (ERCP) makes visible the pancreas, gallbladder along with related structures.
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) integrate Upper Endoscopy with ultrasound assessment, thus providing images as well as information in regard to various parts of your digestive system.
Incidentally, if Gastro Dr. Vijay Rai suspects any cancerous growth during inspection, he will perform a biopsy during the endoscopy. The result may take a few days, after which Dr. Vijay Rai will discuss with you about probable course of treatment.
All forms of endoscopy are routinely performed at LivGastro in Kolkata for the following conditions.
Even though there are quite a few diagnostic centers in the City of Joy where endoscopy is performed, LivGastro is especially recognized as the top performing clinic because of its life force, Dr. Vijay Rai who takes personal care of each and every patient, regardless of whether the person is a millionaire or a pauper.
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