Invasive exploratory methods

Endoscopic retrograde catheterization

Endoscopic retrograde catheterization What is catheterization? Endoscopic retrograde catheterization (ERC) of the biliary tract is both a diagnostic and therapeutic examination. A flexible tube, with a camera and a light at its end, is [...]

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Fibroscopy

Fibroscopy. What is fibroscopy ? This examination studies the mucous membranes of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine that follows the stomach). To do this, a cable a few millimeters in diameter - the endoscope [...]

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Echoendoscopy

Echoendoscopy What is echoendoscopy? It is an examination that combines ultrasound and endoscopy, that is to say that the ultrasound probe is brought, thanks to the endoscope, closer to the organ to be studied: the wall of the esophagus, stomach or duodenum. In what [...]

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Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy. What is a colonoscopy ? It is an operation - under general anaesthesia - which makes it possible to observe the internal walls of the colon: for that, a flexible tube, provided with a camera and a clip for the samples, is introduced there. […]

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Non-invasive exploratory methods

The Fibroscan ®

Fibroscan® In which cases is Fibroscan used? When the liver is attacked - be it alcoholism or hepatitis - its cells become fibrous tissue. The harder the liver, the greater the fibrosis. Until then, to evaluate [...]

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The videos-capsules

The video capsules. What is this examination ? It is a non-invasive exploration method that allows a first level of exploration of the digestive tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and colon. If a lesion is [...]

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