• An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube with an attached lighted camera.
  • Depending upon the type of endoscopy needed, Endoscopy can be inserted through the mouth or rectum.
Endoscopy Uses
  • Endoscopy is generally performed by a gastroenterologist to evaluate a variety of symptoms and conditions including Pilonidal Sinus ,stomach pain, gallstones, difficulty swallowing, ulcers and polyps in the colon.
Endoscopy procedures
  • During an endoscopy, a doctor inserts a lighted, flexible tube called an endoscope into a natural body opening.
  • A camera attached in the endoscope allows the doctor to examine inside the patient’s body without invasive surgery.
  • Colonoscopy is known as an examination of the entire colon and gastroscopy is know as a visual examination of the stomach.