Advanced Endoscopy

The advanced endoscopy team at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital provides a variety of therapeutic endoscopic services to patients with a variety of complex gastrointestinal conditions.

Among the services our experts offer are:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP, including:

  • Management of benign and malignant biliary strictures
  • Photodynamic and Radiofrequency ablation of bile duct cancer
  • Comprehensive management of acute and chronic pancreatitis ERCP in altered surgical anatomy
  • Cholangioscopy and Pancreaticoscopy

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) for:

  • Diagnosis and staging of esophageal, gastric and pancreatic tumors.
  • Diagnostic evaluation of sub-mucosal lesions
  • Fine needle aspiration and biopsy (FNA/FNB)
  • Pseudocyst drainage and management of complicated pancreatitis
  • Fiducial marker placement
  • EUS guided Choledocho-Duodenostomy, Pancreatico-Gastrostomy and Cholecytso-Duodenostomy creation (EUS guided Gallbader drainage)

Lumenal Procedures, such as:

  • Enteral stent placement (esophageal, duodenal, colonic)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection
  • POEM (Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy)
  • Feeding tube placement (PEG, PEG-J)
  • Single balloon enteroscopy
  • Apollo endo-stitch placement
  • BARRX Radiofrequency Ablation

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