Gastrointestinal Imaging

Our State-of-the-Art Technology

CCDD employs state-of-the-art medical imaging equipment and systems for the diagnoses, study, and treatment of gastrointestinal problems. These imaging technologies include: endoscopy, ultrasound, cat scan, nuclear medicine, and virtual colonoscopy.

As images are collected by the "scope" inside the body, or composed by ultrasound echoes, they are displayed on video monitors, much like typical computer screens to guide the physician in his examination and diagnosis.

Increasingly, these technologies are being used together in endoscopic ultrasound where the ultrasound probe is introduced internally using an endoscope. This allows for much better resolution and accuracy. Recent developments in new and more assessable diagnostic and detection techniques, and more widespread use of less invasive endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures have drastically reduced the necessity for open surgery.