Gastroenterology - a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, gallbladder and bile ducts, pancreas, small and large intestine)
HAYAT Clinic medical center has a staff of doctors specializing in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, bile ducts, pancreas, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders. Examinations are also performed professionally in the diagnosis of functional disorders such as difficulty in emptying the stomach and incontinence.
Reasons for consulting a gastroenterologist
Gastroscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) - examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract. Endoscopic examination can also be performed with 10 minutes of sedation. Indications for gastroscopy - any disease of the stomach: ulcers, chronic gastritis, polyps, gastric tumors, symptoms of gastric pathology, etc.
Colonoscopy - is a visual examination of the mucous membrane of the large intestine. Endoscopic examination is performed under 10 minutes of sedation. Indications for colonoscopy - suspicion of any disease of the large intestine, primarily tumors, inflammatory diseases of the large intestine, especially ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, etc.
When should a colonoscopy be performed?