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  • Endoscopic Procedures

    Media Backgrounder Endoscopic Procedures Colonoscopy: An examination of the inside of the colon, including the rectum, sigmoid colon, descending colon, transverse colon, ascending colon, and cecum (where the small bowel attaches to the large bowel), using an endoscope - a thin, lighted flexible tube inserted through the anus. More... Sigmoidoscopy: An examination of the inside of the rectum and …
  • Balloon Assisted Enteroscopy

    Media Backgrounder Balloon Assisted or “Deep” Enteroscopy Key Points Balloon assisted or "deep" enteroscopy is a procedure which allows advancement of a long endoscope into the small intestine for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. There are two types of balloon assisted enteroscopy systems:   the Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE) system, which uses two balloo…