Patient Education

Patient education is very important for our patients to have the knowledge of certain procedures and symptoms.  We have provided you with many reading materials which will provide you with information that you might have questions about.

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy allows a doctor to look inside the entire large intestine. The procedure enables the physician to see things such as inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. It is most often used to look for early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. It is also used to look for causes of unexplained changes in bowel habits and to evaluate symptoms like abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, and weight loss.

 

Information on a Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [437.3 KB]

Upper Endoscopy (EGD)

Upper endoscopy enables the physician to look inside the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (first part of the small intestine). The procedure might be used to discover the reason for swallowing difficulties, nausea, vomiting, reflux, bleeding, indigestion, abdominal pain, or chest pain. Upper endoscopy is also called EGD, which stands for esophagogastroduodenoscopy.

 

Information on an Upper Endoscopy
Upper Endoscopy.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [226.1 KB]

Where to Find Us:

Tarrant Gastroenterology Clinic
2800 E Broad Street Suite 500

Mansfield, Texas 76063

 

701 E Rendon Crowley Rd

Burleson, Texas 76028

 


Phone: 817-477-5500

Fax: 817-453-5503

What's New

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