Endoscopy

ENDOSCOPY


An endoscopy involves examining the inside of an animals body using an endoscope. An endoscope is a medical device consisting of a long, thin, flexible tube which has a light and video camera. Images of the inside of the patients body can be seen on the screen. It is a minimally invasive diagnostic medical procedure.

It can be used to examine interior surfaces of organs or tissue and examine the airways, oesophagus and stomach.