The process of using fiberoptic equipment to evaluate and hopefully diagnose certain medical conditions.
Endoscopy can be used to remove some gastric (stomach) foreign bodies without surgery, evaluate chronically vomiting patients for gastric ulcers or other stomach diseases, and obtain stomach biopsies to help confirm or rule out some medical diagnosis.
The process of using the endoscope to evaluate the trachea and other airways down to the lungs. Bronchoscopy is most commonly used in patients with chronic coughs not responding to antibiotics.
True Companion is equipped to perform bronchoscopy on animals greater than 15 pounds and endoscopy on pets less than 60 pounds.