Digestive Care Diagnostics

Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray)

X-ray is the oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging used to diagnose conditions in the chest, bone, sinuses, skull, or spine.

Type:
Imaging

Digestive Studies

Digestive studies utilize computer-aided technology and are performed on an outpatient basis. A study may take between one and five hours to perform, depending on the site being tested.

Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a visual exam of looking inside the body using an endoscope, a tiny flexible light tube.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Diagnostic

Impedance

Impedance has helped physicians gain a better understanding of the role non-acidic things refluxing from the stomach into the esophagus, and even beyond, into the lungs.

Laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy, like endoscopy of the esophagus, can identify injury to the larynx caused by acid. Typical findings include erythema, ulcers, swelling, nodules, etc.

Manometry

Manometry evaluates the esophagus’ muscular contractions – their amplitude and wave action – and the pressure, location and relaxation of the LES.