GI Procedures

The gastrointestinal specialists at GI Associates Clinic are well equipped to handle a variety of procedures.

Bravo pH Monitoring System
Bravo pH Monitoring System

A time-lapsed monitoring of the PH of the esophagus.

Bravo is the world’s first catheter-free pH monitoring system that allows the person to have a normal diet and maintain regular activities without the hassle and embarrassment of other catheter pH monitoring systems.

For those who suffer from chronic heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease this test will help your gastroenterologist determine the source of your symptoms and therefore determine the best treatment options. A miniature pH capsule is attached to the esophagus and transmits information to a pager, worn on the belt. A journal is kept for each time there is heartburn and once the testing period is over, the journal and the Bravo receiver are studied to help determine what treatment will work best.