During colonoscopy, a flexible instrument is inserted into the rectum and is advanced throughout the colon. The patient is lying on their left side during the exam. The instrument has a video camera built into its tip and the image of the lining of the colon is projected to a television screen.
During endoscopy, a flexible instrument is passed over the tongue into the esophagus and is advanced through the stomach into the first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum. The patient is lying on their left side during the exam.
Carnegie Hill Endoscopy is one of the first endoscopy centers in New York City to offer Full Spectrum Endoscopy to patients. This advanced scope technology actually expands our Gastroenterologist’s field of view during endoscopic procedures – like colon cancer screenings (colonoscopy) and upper GI endoscopy (EGD).
The HET™ bipolar system is a proprietary technology that allows for the gentle, simple, and effective treatment of all symptomatic grades I and II hemorrhoids in a single procedure.