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Gastrointestinal Services


Gastrointestinal (GI) procedures at Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies

Common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures gastrointestinal (GI) procedures include:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (an exam to identify bile and pancreatic duct disorders).

The center also provides assistance with other procedures such as:

  • Esophageal motility
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Hydrogen breath testing and volume flow studies

Special procedures

Both units provide treatment and diagnosis through choledochoscopy, which uses a special instrument called a spyglass to look inside the bile ducts.

PVH provides an ablation treatment for Barrett's esophagus, which is a potentially pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus.

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