Definitions

BRAVO Ph monitoring system - This measures acidity in the digestive tract and replaces a previous less sensitive, less comfortable technology

Capsule endoscopy - This diagnostic test involves a tiny capsule the size of a pill that is swallowed and takes pictures of the entire small intestine over an 8 hour period.

Colonoscopy - Permits a visual examination of the colon.

Control of intestinal bleeding - Done endoscopically using state of the art modalities like heater probes, clips, argon coagulation.

Evaluation for gastro esophageal reflux (GERD) - Clinically and using 24 – 48 hour reflux monitoring.

Impedance studies - Test to determine if contents from the stomach are coming up into the esophagus.

Intestinal motility studies - Measures how well the esophagus is doing its job.

Lactose breath test - Can help determine whether the patient is lactose intolerant.

Placement of gastrostomy tubes - Feeding tube placed in the stomach, also known as a g-tube.

Removal of intestinal polyps - Performed endoscopically.

Upper endoscopy - Procedure using a lighted, flexible endoscope to see inside the upper GI tract.

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/telehealth.

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams