Gastroenterology

Our Department

Studying the natural function and disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts, and liver is gastroenterology. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the normal operation of the gastrointestinal organs (physiology), including the passage of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, the elimination from the system of waste, and the functioning of the liver as a digestive organ .Our team of clinical and polyclinic services consists of 8 professors, 11 associate professors , 2 Instructors, 7 Gastroenterology experts 11 internal medicine specialists and sub-branch assistants are all working together as one team for comprehensive treatment.

Diagnosis and Treatment Areas

Gastroenterology department deals with esophagus (esophagus), stomach and intestinal diseases, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, pancreas diseases.Some of which are:
Upper Gastrointestinal system endoscopy (esophagus, stomach and duodenum evaluation)
PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (feeding tube insertion)
Lower gastrointestinal system endoscopy (colonoscopy) (large intestine evaluation)
Double balloon enteroscopy (small bowel assessment)
Endoscopic Ultrasonography (evaluation of lesions in the esophagus, stomach, pancreas and bile ducts)
Anorectal endosonography (evaluation of fistula or masses at the exit of the large intestine)
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP) (diagnosis and treatment of obstructions due to stones or masses in the bile duct and pancreatic duct)
Liver biopsy
Motility laboratory (esophageal manometer, esophagus phMeter, anorectal manometer)

Special Procedures

Advanced therapeutic ERCP (ERCP, cystogastrostomy, necrosectomy, papillectomy etc. in patients with altered anatomy)
Advanced therapeutic Endosonography (cystogastrostomy, necrosectomy, cyst fluid sampling)
Therapeutic double balloon enteroscopy
Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
Spark plug and balloon dilation in GIS strictures
PEG and PEJ application
Narrow Band Imaging (NBI)