Most procedures are performed onsite at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua in Endoscopy. Our Endoscopy suite is an outpatient, ambulatory center, which is considered a lower cost option as compared to a hospital setting. Nashua's Endoscopy suite is has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), for meeting and exceeding nationally recognized standards for outpatient care.
If you do require hospitalization, our provider's have a privileges at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua.
- Biliary disease
- Celiac disease
- Chronic diarrhea
- Crohn's disease
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Motility disorders
- Pancreatic disease
- Ulcerative colitis
The following is a list of some of the diagnostic tests and procedures Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua Section of Gastroenterology specializes in. Don't see your test? Please call us at (603) 577-4081. Most procedures are performed onsite at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua.
The doctor uses a thin, flexible tube to examine the large intestine for growths that may lead to colon cancer. For more information on the test and preparation, please review this set of documents.
- Computed Tomography (CT)
This diagnostic technology uses X-rays to make images of your body in a cross sectional way.
- Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with biopsy, also known as Upper Endoscopy
Uses a tiny video camera to look at the swallowing tube (the esophagus), the stomach, and the beginning of the small intestine.
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
This diagnostic procedure uses a thin, flexible tube with a tiny video camera on the end to find problems in the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
An MRI is a diagnostic technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to generate cross- sectional pictures of the body and has essentially no risk to the patient.
- Video Capsule Endoscopy
In this procedure, the patient swallows a device that creates images of the digestive system that a doctor can later view on a computer.
Please also visit Colorectal Cancer Screening to learn more about your screening options and information to help you prepare for a colonoscopy.
- Argon plasma coagulation
- Hepatitis A & B vaccinations
- Hepatitis C treatment
- Remicade infusions