Our endoscopy suite provides a dedicated area for endoscopy procedures offering patients convenience in a more comfortable environment. Procedures include outpatient colonoscopies and esophogusgastroduodenoscopies (EGD). “Having an area designated specifically for these procedures allows our patients a more intimate environment,” says Deborah Cripps, RN, Endoscopy Suite Service Leader at Holy Cross Hospital. “Wait times are […]
A colonoscopy is an exam that views the inside of the colon (large intestine) and rectum, using a tool called a colonoscope. The colonoscope has a tiny camera attached to a flexible tube that can reach the length of the colon.