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Endoscopy

Fibroscopy and coloscopy

Fibroscopy is a technique that allows to visualize the inside of the body by the introduction of a flexible tube in the natural voices, with a light source and a camera.

Colonoscopy is a visual examination of the colon using a probe equipped with a camera.

Examination Process

The examinations are performed under general anaesthesia. The animals must be presented on an empty stomach, if necessary a pre-anaesthetic check-up can be carried out.

For certain digestive examinations (colonoscopy) a medical preparation is essential in order to empty the digestive tract, the animals are then hospitalized the day before, in these cases a diet of 48 hours is also necessary.

Fujinon Digital Endoscopes

The clinic is equipped with a Fujinon EPX 2500 high definition video endoscopy system. An 8mm diameter endoscope and a 4mm bronchoscope make it possible to perform digestive (gastroscopy, colonoscopy) and respiratory (Bronchoscopy) endoscopies on most domestic carnivores.

Indication of examinations

The main indications for endoscopy in veterinary medicine are:

-Exploration of chronic vomiting
-Removal of foreign gastric bodies
-Exploring chronic diarrhoea
-Search for strange bronchial bodies (spikelets).
-Exploration of chronic coughs and brocho-alveolar swabs
-General exploration of the Larynx, the Stain and the Bronchial Tree