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Heart Hospital of Austin

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St. David's Children's Hospital

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St. David's Georgetown Hospital

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St. David's Medical Center

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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

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St. David's South Austin Medical Center

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Endoscopy

Endoscopic Procedures

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Quality Recognition

Agile Capsule

Dissolvable pill that provides simple and convenient way to verify adequate patency of GI tract prior to capsule endoscopy.

Anal Rectal Motility

ManoScan high resolution manometry tools evaluate function and coordination of both the rectum and anal sphincters.

Bravo Esophageal pH

Capsule-based, patient-friendly test for identifying the presence of acid reflux.

Bronchoscopy

Fiberoptic scope inserted to allow visual examination of airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

Colonoscopy Endoscopic

Examination of large intestine and distal part of small intestine. Provides a visual diagnosis and grants opportunity for biopsy or removal of suspected colorectal cancer lesions.

Digitrapper ph-Z monitoring

Catheter-based test used to measure and record the amount and severity of stomach contents flowing back into the esophagus. Often used in the NICU.

EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound)

Diagnostic biopsies and lung cancer staging, using real-time images and minimal invasiveness.

EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)

Examination of the esophagus lining, stomach and the first section of small intestine.

Enteroscopy

Procedure of using an enteroscope for direct visualization of the small bowel.

ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograpy)

Technique that combines endoscopy and fluoroscopy to diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems.

Esophageal Motility

ManoScan high resolution manometry tools measure pressure activity within the esophagus.

EUS (endoscopic ultrasound)

Detailed images of lining of esophagus and stomach and walls of upper and lower GI tract. Diagnose conditions related to weight loss or pain, and determine spread of digestive and respiratory cancers.

Halo®

Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus, allowing removal of intestinal metaplasia and dysplasia.

i·Logic System

Minimally invasive tool for accessing lung lesions, especially those located beyond the reach of traditional bronchoscopes.

Small Bowel Capsule

Small camera, about the size of a pill, is swallowed to take photos inside the intestines to look for abnormalities.

SpyGlass

Accesses portions of bile ducts and pancreatic ducts inaccessible via ERCP, with faster diagnosis.

Third Eye®

Colonoscopy with visualization behind folds of colon. Improved rate of detection of polyps and adenomas. For patients with higher risk of colon cancer, history of lesions and signs such as blood in stool.