Interventional Endoscopic Procedures

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ERCP

- Treatment of obstructive jaundice due to gallstones, tumors and postoperative injuries.

- Biliary sphincterotomy and stone retrieval

- Mechanical lithotripsy

- Biliary and metal stenting

- Treatment of sphincter oddi dysfunction which presents with recurrent post cholecystectomy pain and pancreatitis episodes.

. Biliary sphincterotomy

. Pancreatic sphincterotomy

- Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of chronic pancreatitis and idiopathic recurrent pancreatitis.

- Pancreatic stone retrieval

- Stents and balloon dilation for pancreatic duct strictures.

- Minor papillotomy for pancreas divisum

- Stents for pancreatic traumatic or postoperative leaks

 

CHOLANGIOSCOPY/PANCREATOSCOPY

- Endoscopic diagnosis and biopsy of suspected cholangiocarrcinoma

- Endoscopic diagnosis and biopsy of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

 

EUS (Endoscopic ultrasonography)

- Gastrointestinal tumor staging

- Lung cancer and mediastinal tumor and lymphadenopathy staging and fine needle aspiratin (FNA)

- Diagnosis and FNA of pancreatic cancers, cysts neuroendocrine tumors and other masses

- Pseudocystgastrostomy

- Pseudocystduodenostomy

- Celiac block and neurolysis for treatment of chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer pain

- Fiducial implantation for targeted radiation treatment

 

EGD AND COLONOSCOPY

- Treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding ( Ulcer bleeding, band ligation for esophageal varices, cyanoacrylate glue injection for fundal varices, treatment of radiation proctitis aand Watermellon stomach with Argon Plasma Coagulation)

- Polypectomy and mucosectomy for large polyps and early mucosal cancers of the gastrointestinal tract

- Balloon dilation and stents for gastrointestinal strictures

- Endoscopic balloon dilation and BOTOX for Achalasia

- Radiofrequency ablation or mucosectomy for Barret’s esophagus (BARRX)

- Band ligation and infrared coagulation for hemoroids

- Foreign body removal from the gastrointestinal tract

- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ), jejunal tube through a PEG ( JET – PEG ), nasojejunal feeding tube placement.

 

DOUBLE BALLOON ENTEROSCOPY

- Bleeding control originating from the small bowel

- Biopsy of small bowel lesions

- Polyp removal from the small

- Balloon dilatation and stents for small bowel stenosis and strictures

- Foreign body removal from the small bowel