Abilene Endoscopy Center is now offering state of the art advanced anesthesia services to its patients. Propofol is an IV drug administered by a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), who is highly trained and specialized to safely administer your sedation. Propofol has distinct advantages over other medications in that it generally produces a much deeper level of sedation, ensuring that you will be asleep and comfortable during the procedure, yet allowing you to wake up and recover much faster after the procedure is completed.
A colonoscopy is a visual examination of the entire large intestine, also known as the colon. This exam is used to explore possible causes of abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea and other intestinal problems. A colonoscopy is also used as a method of screening for colon cancer.Learn More
A sigmoidoscopy is an internal exam of the lower part of the large intestine (colon) using a short, thin, flexible lighted tube.Learn More
An upper endoscopy, also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is a procedure used to determine the cause of gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms including heartburn, the presence of hiatal hernias, the cause of abdominal pain, unexplained anemia, and the cause of swallowing difficulties, upper GI bleeding, and the presence of tumors or ulcers.Learn More