Dr Fraser performs a number of different types of specialised endoscopic procedures. These are performed in state of the art endoscopy units in premier Edinburgh hospitals using the latest equipment and expertly trained nurses.
Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) is a new endoscopic technique for examining the small bowel. Two inflatable balloons are used to help the enteroscope (a long, thin type of endoscope) travel through the small bowel. Abnormalities found at capsule endoscopy are often investigated by DBE. Depending on the indication, DBE may also offer patients an alternative to surgery.
With DBE it is possible to:
More information on DBE is available at www.doubleballoonenteroscopy.com
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