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ADULT AND PAEDIATRIC MEDICAL SPECIALISMS

Digestive System Department

The digestive system specialism is the branch of medicine dealing with the digestive tract, liver, bile ducts and pancreas.

Within this department, we place at your disposal the most modern and effective techniques.


Within the endoscopic treatment and diagnosis of early tumours:

  • Digital and conventional chromoendoscopy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (now d in the policy of our policyholders).
  • Endoscopic sub-mucosal dissection (d in policy).
  • Endoscopic transmural resection (FTRD).

In the endoscopic treatment of obesity:

  • Six-month intragastric balloon.
  • Re-adjustable one-year intragastric balloon.
  • Pose method.

In the endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux:

  • Stretta method.

Endoscopic therapy:

  • Gastrostomy and percutaneous gastrojejunostomy.
  • Stenosis dilation.
  • Acalasia dilation.
  • Endoscopic Zenker's diverticulum treatment.
  • Endoscopic treatment of secondary prophylaxis of oesophageal varices.

Capsule endoscopy:

  • Small intestine
  • Panendoscopy (small and large intestine in a single capsule)
  • Large intestine

Oesophageal motility:

  • pH metry and high-resolution manometry.

FibroScan/CAP:

  • Makes it possible to measure the degree of fibrosis and of fat infiltration of the liver.

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