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Patient Education | Digestive Medical Care of Long Island

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Intraesophageal pH Monitor (BRAVO)

An esophageal pH test measures and records the pH in your esophagus to determine if you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); to establish objective evidence of disease. The test can also be performed to determine the effectiveness of medication or surgical treatment of GERD.

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

A procedure that combines an Upper Endoscopy and Xrays and is used to study the bile ducts, pancreatic duct and gallbladder. Ducts are drainage routes; the drainage channels from the liver are called bile or biliary ducts. The pancreatic duct is the drainage channel from the pancreas.

Video Capsule Endoscopy

A procedure that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of your digestive tract. The camera sits inside a vitamin-sized capsule that you swallow. As the capsule travels through your digestive tratce, the camera takes thousands of pictures that are transmitted to a recorder worn on a belt aroun

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or Upper Endoscopy

A procedure to examine the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects your throat to your stomach), stomach, and first part of the small intestine. It is done with a small camera (flexible endoscope) that is inserted down the throat.


Colonoscopy in East Meadow, NY A colonoscopy allows your gastroenterologist to examine the lining of your large intestine (colon) for abnormalities by inserting a thin flexible tube, as thick as your finger, into your anus and slowly advancing the tube into your rectum and colon.  This i

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