What is Endoscopic Surgery?
An endoscopyis a procedure in which your doctor uses specialized instruments to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. It allows surgeons to view problems within your body without making large incisions..
A surgeon inserts an endoscope through a small cut or an opening in the body such as the mouth. An endoscope is a flexible tube with an attached camera that allows your doctor to see. Your doctor can use forceps (tongs) and scissors on the endoscope to operate or remove tissue for biopsy.
It’s hard to know what’s happening inside your body. It can be troubling when it feels like something is wrong. Millions of people have symptoms that have important medical explanations. Many times these can only be discovered – and effectively treated- with proper screening. Having an endoscopy can change your life. Endoscopy uses an advanced medical instrument called an endoscope