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Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
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The Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Unit in Kingdom Hospital-Consulting Clinics is a group of physicians, full timers and part timers, our goal is to provide quality in managing of diseases pertaining to the liver, gastrointestinal system, including the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine or colon, liver, gallbladder and pancereas. The physicians are certified iin the specialty of hepatogastronetrology.

Our Endoscopy Unit is fully accredited by accreditation bodies JCI and CBAHI.

 

The Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Unit aims to provide the best quality of services related to the diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract disorders.

What are the components of the digestive tract?
The digestive tract is composed of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, in addition to the pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile ducts.

What are the most common digestive tract disorders?

  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Heartburn and reflux problems
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gallstones
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases

 

What do we offer?

  • Clinical Consultation
    In case of any digestive disorder, the gastroenterologist examines first the patient and accordingly investigation tests are requested and/or medications are prescribed.
  • Endoscopy
    Endoscopy is the process of examining the interior surfaces of the gastrointestinal tract using a lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope. In general, an endoscope is introduced into the body through a natural opening like the mouth or anus.
    • Upper Endoscopy (For details please click here),
      It evaluates the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and portions of the intestine.
    • Colonoscopy (For details please click here)
      It is a procedure that allows physicians to examine the lumen of the colon. Usually, It is needed to detect causes of unexplained changes in bowel habits or to evaluate symptoms such as abnormal pain, rectal bleeding and weight loss.
    • Sigmoidoscopy (For details please click here)
      Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure that enables physicians to examine the lumen of the large intestine from the rectum, through the "sigmoid" or descending colon.
  • Liver Biopsy (For details please click here)
    It is a procedure whereby a sample of liver tissue is taken for laboratory examination. Types of liver biopsy are: percutaneous liver biopsy or laparoscopic liver biopsy.
  • Upper Gastrointestinal series & Lower Gastrointestinal series (for details please click here)
  • Stool testing
    Sample of the stool will be examined at the laboratory for detection of blood or any infectious agents.

 

 

 

Physicians

 
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Upper Endoscopy
Colonoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
Liver Biopsy
Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Series
  
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