Explores the entire colon, and even the end of the small bowel. As upper endoscopy, when necessary, may take biopsies, polyp resections, stricture dilatations, or enteral prostheses placement. Also performed under sedation.
Endoscopy equipment have high-resolution Narrow Banding Olympus Imaging (NBI). It is a novel technique to highlight the pattern of mucosal and vascular disorders. Improved detection of flat colonic lesions, areas of dysplasia in Barrett´s esophagus and helps to identify suspicious areas and target biopsies in patients with ulcerative colitis. Also, just we added CO2 insufflation, allowing better tolerance during procedure and after.