Endoscopy in Dunedin
performs an Endoscopy in Dunedin. This involves examining the inside of the body with an endoscope, a lighted, flexible instrument that has a small camera on the tip. There are many types of endoscopes, and endoscopy, named according to the organs or areas they are used to examine (e.g.
examines the lungs;
examines the bladder and urethra;
may examine the ovaries, appendix or other abdominal organs;
examines the bowel). An endoscope is passed through a natural body opening (e.g. mouth) or a small incision. Small instruments can be inserted through an endoscope and used to take samples of tissues for analysis (biopsy), to remove material (e.g. removing polyps during a colonoscopy), or to carry out a surgical procedure.
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Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations
Tom Elliott specializes in surgery and endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract. This includes colonoscopy and gastroscopy. Tom has a major career interest . . .