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The Gastrointestinal Diagnostic and Therapeutic unit

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The Gastrointestinal Diagnostic and Therapeutic unit is one of the most complete facilities in the country, equipped with cutting-edge gastroenterology equipment to support patient care and clinical research. Our doctors are highly experienced in using the following endoscopic procedures to diagnose and/or treat many disorders: 

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

  • Colonoscopy

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

  • Flexible Nasopharyngoscopy

  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)


Specialized gastrointestinal services include:

  • Removal of polyps

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation

  • Sclerotherapy Injection

  • Peg Tube Insertion and Replacement

  • Cold and Hot Biopsy

  • Rubber Band Ligation

  • Bronchial Washing and Lavage

  • H-pylori detection

  • Rectal Imprint

  • Foreign Body Removal

  • Capsule Endoscopy

  • Esophageal Dilation (Balloon and Savary - Gillard)

  • Pneumatic Balloon Dilatation for Achalasia

  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection(EMR)

  • Histoacryl - Injection for Gastric Varices

Work hours and scheduling guidelines:

All Endoscopy procedures are scheduled during regular office hours (7:00 am – 3:00 pm).


Our department can be found at the Mezzanine  of Our lady of Chartes Building. Please feel free to contact us through the following numbers:

Trunk line:        (032) 233-8620 up to 39 local 121

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