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North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) offers comprehensive endoscopy services. Our board-certified physicians and highly-trained staff provide patients a supportive atmosphere and the greatest possible comfort during and after the procedure. Our facilities feature centralized admitting, treatment and recovery areas, with private, comfortable rooms.
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Endoscopy Services

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography ERCP
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound EUS
  • Esophageal Manometry/Motility Test
  • Rectal Ultrasound


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Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is an examination of the upper or lower part of the gastrointestinal tract using a specialized ultrasound scope and processor. It enables physicians to obtain high quality images of the organs inside the body--images which are usually more accurate than an MRI or CT scan. This allows earlier detection of important or serious lesions. EUS also can obtain information about the layers of the intestinal wall as well as adjoining areas such as lymph nodes and the blood vessels. If abnormal tissue is found, a biopsy can also be performed.

Rectal ultrasound

A rectal ultrasound is a diagnostic test that uses an ultrasound scope to produce high quality images of the rectum.