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Endoscopy for pets

Endoscopy allows the vet to examine deeper in the body. The advantage of endoscopy is that there is no need to make an incision like surgical surgery. It's a small procedure, so your pet will recover much faster and will be back on his or her feet in no time.

endoscopische behandeling hond dierenartsen van het zicht

Endoscopy helps us to make a diagnosis and is also used to treat a wide variety of intestinal problems. Depending on the symptoms, endoscopy can be used in the nose (nasal passages and sinuses), throat (larynx and trachea), oesophagus, stomach, intestines, abdominal and thoracic cavities.

Using endoscopy, biopsies can be taken from the stomach and intestines and cancer can be searched for in the esophagus and stomach. Appropriate equipment is required for each location where endoscopy is performed. However, all types of endoscopes use a cold light source and a fibre-optic cable to image the area to be examined.

Pets have a tendency to swallow objects. In some cases, these can be removed via the endoscope.

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