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Endoscopy is a visual exam of looking inside the body using an endoscope, a tiny flexible light tube.
Types of Endoscopy
- Bronchoscopy - A bronchoscope, a tiny flexible light tube, is placed through the nose or mouth to view lung tissue to help diagnose lung conditions.
- Colonoscopy / Sigmoidoscopy - Routine colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy allow physicians to view the colon area to detect polyps and colorectal cancer. If polyps are found during the colonoscopy they may be removed.
- Colposcopy - A colposcope, a tiny flexible light tube, is placed through the cervix to view cervical tissue to help diagnose cervical cancer.
- Cystoscopy - A cystoscope, a tiny flexible light tube, is placed through the urethra to examine the lining of the bladder to help diagnose bladder cancer.
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography - An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) involves inserting a tiny, flexible lighted tube into the pancreas and injecting dyes that can be seen on X-rays. The exam aids in diagnosing pancreatic cancer.