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Hepatobiliary&Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology department treats a wide range of organ diseases mainly situated in the digestive tract. These organs include the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, biliary, etc.

The diseases associated to gastro organs are:

  • Esophageal diseases comprise of movement disorders, reflux esophagitis, esophageal cancer, stomach.
  • Duodenum diseases comprise of functional dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer, small intestine.
  • Colon diseases include Irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic bowel disease, infectious colitis, colonic diverticulum, intestine, and colon cancer.
  • Liver diseases include acute and chronic hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease & steatohepatitis, cirrhosis & complications, liver cancer.
  • Biliary and pancreatic diseases are gallbladder & common bile duct stones, bile duct cancer, acute & chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer.

The Gastroenterology department does continuous research to development new treatments. The department is fortunate to have an endoscopy laboratory, biliary tract room, and a gastrointestinal function laboratory operating for accurate diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Endoscopy laboratory

The endoscopy laboratory is specially equipped with advanced technological diagnostic models and types of ultrasound endoscopy equipment, which can detect lesions that is generally difficult to diagnose.

This laboratory also has latest treatment for various digestive diseases and endoscopy:
Hemostasis endoscopy of gastrointestinal bleeding
Resection for early gastric cancer
Endoscopic polypectomy for polyps
Photodynamic therapy of digestive tract cancer
Digestive tract cancer stent implantation

Biliary Tract room

The biliary tract room is located in the laboratory using radiation, therefore, special endoscope, professional diagnosis for gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas can be done as well as pancreaticobiliary function tests, endoscopic treatment of cholangiocarcinoma and pancreatic cancer treatment, and various endoscopic gallstone treatment. Fluoroscopic percutaneous diagnostic, therapeutic and artificial digestive tract thoracostomy procedures are done with various radiations.

Gastrointestinal function examination

The digestive center mainly aims to accurately diagnose and treat the neurogenic gastrointestinal disorders. This center also conducts stomach & esophageal function tests, colorectal function tests, and pancreatobiliary surgery.



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