Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person’s digestive tract. Using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, your doctor can view pictures of your digestive tract on a color TV monitor.
A sigmoidoscopy, also called a flexible sigmoidoscopy, is a procedure that lets your doctor look inside your sigmoid colon by using a flexible tube with a light on it.
Hemostasis refers to normal blood clotting in response to an injury.
Capsule endoscopy is a procedure that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of your digestive tract.