720 S.W. Lane
Topeka, Kan. 66606
Services at Digestive Health
The Digestive Health Center provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to treat disorders affecting the:
- Gall Bladder
Other procedures provided in the endoscopy center include:
Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy – is used to visualize the small intestine. In addition to diagnosing occult small bowel disease, this technology is used to evaluate patients with gastrointestinal blood loss and negative endoscopic evaluations.
Esophageal Motility Testing – performed at the endoscopy center at Stormont-Vail, this test is used to evaluate the coordination of esophageal contractions and the strength, opening and closing of the lower esophageal sphincter. This testing is typically completed on patients with swallowing problems, or as a pre-operative test before acid reflux surgery.
BRAVO Esophageal pH Testing – is offered to measure and record the pH level in your esophagus. It aids in determining if a patient has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This test can also determine the effectiveness of medications or surgical treatment for GERD.
Breath Testing – is used to diagnose small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.