What is endoscopy?
Endoscopy is used to visualize internal organs, as well as take samples of organs or tissues to detect cancer. Endoscopy is also used to perform surgical procedures. An endoscope is a thin, flexible, lighted tube with a built-in video camera. Endoscopic procedures can be done with minimal patient discomfort and few complications.
What does endoscopy treat?
Endoscopy can be used to diagnose or treat the following conditions:
- Colon polyps
- Bleeding, stretching or narrowing of the esophagus or intestine
- Breathing disorders
- Chronic diarrhea
- Internal bleeding
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Stomach ulcers
- Urinary tract infections
Common endosopic procedures performed at Sinai-Grace Hospital include:
If you’ve been scheduled for endoscopy
If you’ve been scheduled for an endoscopy procedure, read this important information.
Sinai-Grace offers endoscopy at two locations:
6071 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
DMC Lasher Ambulatory Center
27177 Lahser Rd.
Southfield, MI 48034
If you have any questions about DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital endoscopy services, please call 313-966-6969. For questions about DMC Lahser Ambulatory Center endoscopy services, call 248-359-5575.