Colonoscopy Specialists

A colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to look for any abnormalities or signs of disease in your large intestine. Using a flexible, lighted tube gently inserted through your rectum, your doctor can observe the conditions of your colon and other sections of your large intestine. There is a video camera mounted on the end of the tube so that your doctor can see the inside of your colon as it is projected onto a screen.

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Colonoscopy Specialists in Boise, Idaho

ERCP Specialists

An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedure is a diagnostic and treatment procedure. It is an invasive procedure that combines an endoscope and x-ray to visualize the pancreatic and bile ducts allowing them to identify problems affecting the gallbladder, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts. The endoscope incorporates small tools that can treat many of the issues it identifies.

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ERCP Specialists in Boise, Idaho

EGD Specialists

An esophagogastroduodenoscopy examines the upper region of your small intestine (duodenum), esophagus, and stomach. This diagnostic test entails examining the upper parts of your digestive tract to identify a disease or another medical condition causing symptoms. Examples of medical conditions that can be diagnosed with this test include: hiatal hernia, inflammatory disorders, such as duodenitis and esophagitis, celiac disease, and a tear in your esophageal lining

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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Specialists

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is similar to a colonoscopy. The significant difference between the two is that a flexible sigmoidoscopy only looks at half the colon. It's a procedure that causes minimal discomfort and may be recommended by your doctor to evaluate one of the following issues: abdominal pain, change in your bowel habits, chronic diarrhea, rectal bleeding, intestinal problems

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PEG Tube Placement Specialists

PEG is the acronym for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy. PEG tube placement refers to the technique of putting a tiny, flexible tube inside the stomach through the skin for feeding purposes. An endoscope is a small camera with a light on a flexible tube. Doctors can use it to perform PEG tube placement. Once the procedure is done, the patient can get nutrition directly into their stomach.

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PEG Tube Placement Specialists in Boise, Idaho

Push Enteroscopy Specialists

Push enteroscopy is a type of endoscopy that is specifically designed to reach the small bowel. The enteroscope is a long flexible tube equipped with a camera on end. The tube is inserted into the patient's mouth, down the esophagus, through the stomach, and into the duodenum, which is the first section of the small intestine. It enables the gastroenterologist to study the digestive tract and take tissue samples as needed.

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Push Enteroscopy Specialists in Boise, Idaho

Why Choose Idaho Digestive Health Institute and Dr. Woolf?

The Idaho Digestive Health Institute staff put patient safety first, and Dr. Woolf is an experienced and caring practitioner. You will receive exceptional care throughout your visit to us. If you are in the Caldwell, Idaho area and are ready to schedule your digestive health procedure, contact us at your earliest convenience.