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Gastroenterology Department

Gastroenterologists are doctors who investigate, diagnose, treat and prevent all gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) and hepatological (liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas) diseases.

Gastroenterologists treat conditions such as:
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • anaemia – a condition where the haemoglobin the blood (a pigment that carries oxygen) is below normal levels
  • inflammatory bowel disease, eg Crohn’s disease (inflammation of the lining of the digestive system), ulcerative colitis (inflammation and ulceration of the lining of the rectum and colon)
  • short bowel syndrome
  • jaundice – a condition where the skin yellows due to an accumulation of bilirubin the blood and tissues
  • management of alcoholic, viral hepatitis (Inflammation of the liver caused by a virus) and autoimmune liver disorders (where the body attacks its own cells)
  • diverticulitis – inflammation of the diverticula (small pouches) in the intestine
  • gastroenteritis
  • hepatitis
Common procedures/interventions

These include:

  • diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • intestinal and liver biopsy
  • paracentesis(puncture of the wall of a cavity using a hollow needle)
  • planning and aftercare of patients undergoing liver transplant

Esophagogastrodoudenoscopy

Outpatient diagnostic and interventional gastroscopy include

  1. Biopsies and other diagnostic procetures for histopathology and cytology
  2. Control of bleeding

– esophageal variecis ligation (EVL)

– Injection sclerotherapy

– Hemo clips

Percutanose Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Colonoscopy

  1. Outpatient diagnostic and intervention
  2. Biopsies and diagnostic procedures
  • Control of bleeding such as vascular Ectesia
  1. Polypectomy

Ultrasound Guided Liver biopsies

Meet Our Doctors experts

We provide the highest possible standard of care and treatment in a professional and compassionate manner to every person who avails of our services” and Our medical specialists are certified medical specialist, PHD holders in their field of specializations, with experience rage of 7-40 years.