Diagnostic and Specialty Services for Digestive Health and Liver Disease

Diagnostic Services

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    48 hour Bravo Wireless pH Testing

    The 48-hour Bravo wireless pH testing at Mercy measures the severity and length that acid remains in the esophagus following reflux.

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    Abdominal Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Liver Disease

    Dedicated to treating liver disease, including cancer and cysts, the specialists at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease offer on-site  abdominal ultrasound to develop a comprehensive diagnosis.


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    Anorectal Manometry

    To help patients who struggle with fecal incontinence, constipation and Hirschsprung’s disease, our doctors may perform an anorectal manometry test.

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    Capsule Endoscopy

    Capsule endoscopy helps Mercy’s doctors specializing in therapeutic endoscopy to view the digestive tract and provide some of the best treatment options for digestive disease.

  • Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Chromoendoscopy

    Chromoendoscopy

    Chromoendoscopy is an endoscopy procedure used at Mercy in Baltimore to diagnose abnormal cell changes and early stage cancers in the digestive tract and biliary system.

  • Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center by gastroenterologists to help find ulcers and tumors so they can be removed.

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    Disaccharidase Analysis

    When patients have abdominal discomfort, a disaccharidase analysis may help explain the cause of symptoms when other tests are inconclusive. 

  • Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Double Balloon Endoscopy

    Double Balloon Endoscopy

    Double balloon endoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center to examine parts of the small intestines that cannot be viewed with an upper endoscopy or colonoscopy.

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    Duodenal Aspirate Cultures

    Duodenal aspirate cultures are used to identify infections in the small bowel by collecting a small sample of fluid from the small intestine. 

  • Upper GI Endoscopy

    EGD or Endoscopy

    Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, also referred to as an EGD or an upper endoscopy, is an endoscopy procedure that enables a direct examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

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    Endoscopic Ultrasound

    An endoscopic ultrasound, or EUS, is a therapeutic endoscopy procedure used to evaluate and diagnose digestive disease.

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    ERCP - Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram

    An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram can help determine the causes of abdominal pain and jaundice. 

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    Esophageal Manometry / Espohageal Motility Study

    Mercy's medical team is specially trained in esophageal manometry, an outpatient procedure used to diagnose problems with the esophagus. 

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    FibroScan

    Mercy’s doctors specializing in liver and hepatobiliary disease use FibroScan to evaluate the severity of liver scarring and select the best treatment options for liver disease.

  • Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Hydrogen Breath Testing

    Hydrogen Breath Testing

    The hydrogen breath test commonly is used to diagnose patients with irritable bowel syndrome and common food intolerances.

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    Liver Biopsy

    Liver biopsy is used at Mercy Medical Center to diagnose and determine the severity of liver diseases such as cirrhosis. 

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    SmartPill

    Gastroenterologists at Mercy use the SmartPill as an innovative therapeutic option for patients experiencing many different GI conditions.  

Specialty Services