Capsule Endoscopy is a procedure that allows us to visualize the small intestine. The patient swallows a “capsule” that contains a small, wireless camera which captures images as it passes through the small intestine. The capsule we use is called PillCam SB. This non-invasive procedure offers many benefits for both patients and doctors.
Our Health magazine has announced the annual Best Bedside Manner Awards. We are excited to have three winners this year! Congratulations to Dr. Robert Flynn, Dr. Howard Haverty, and Shannon Townsend, PA-C. They are featured in the December issue of the magazine.
Colon and rectal (colorectal) cancers are the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. With proper screening, colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable diseases. Click here to learn how a screening colonoscopy can prevent cancer.
Schedule Your ColonoscopyColon cancer incidence rates have dropped 30% in the U.S. in the last 10 years among adults 50 and older due to the widespread uptake of colonoscopy.
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