"Quality Healthcare in a Safe, Guest-friendly Professional Unit…"
Two of the best qualified and experienced consultants Gastroenterologists work in the gastroenterology department which is situated in the grand floor between the Pharmacy & Radiology department with easy access to it.
The Endoscopy suite is a six bedded day case ward: 3 males & 3 females, which is supervised and supported by 8 qualified and well trained Endoscopy nurses.
The gastroenterology unit provides a wide range of services including OPD clinics, in House services & Endoscopies... The unit is equipped with advanced, high tech, updated instruments to facilitate diagnosis & therapeutic management of a variety of GI diseases, such as :
Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for diagnosis & management of Reflux, acid related disorders like gastric & duodenal ulcers.
Treatment of Oesophageal vareicesby sclerotherapy & band ligation.
Treatment of bleeding gastric & duodenal ulcer with thermal-coagulation (Heater probe)
Management of Functional. Gastro-intestinal Disorders like IBS.
Diagnosis & management of acute & chronic liver diseases like hepatitis B & C.
Full colonoscopy for diagnosis & management of colonic diseases & screening & surveillance for colorectal cancer.
Inseresion of PEG tube for those with neurogenic dysphagia.
Removal of Gastrointestinal polyps by the scopes.
Manaegment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Video-Capsule Endoscopy for small bowel & the colon.
Small Bowel and Colon Capsule Endoscopy
Under the supervision of Dr. Siddig El-Malik, FRCP, FACG, Head of Gastroenterology department, Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist.
Capsule endoscopy is a non-invasive way of visualizing the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the rectum. . It is safe, easy and painless, and it provides the doctor with detailed information about the small bowel & the colon which are not accessible by the conventional Endoscopy.
It doesn’t require sedation or hospitalization.
One pill, 30 cc of water, a sensor attached to your body, you go home & come after 8 hours to provide the sensor. During this time the Capsule produce more than 50,000 high-resolution digital photos in the sensor.
It passes naturally with the stools after ten to twenty four hours.
Capsule endoscopy is used by gastroenterologists to detect diseases such as:
Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.
Chronic Anemia of unknown cause.
Inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease.
Small bowel vascular lesions.
Mal absorption syndrome, celiac disease.
Small bowel polyps & diverticular disease.
It is a very convenient way to do full GI Endoscopy when the guest is not willing or concerned to go for the conventional Gastroscopy or colonoscopy. Simply it protects the guest privacy & confedentionality.