Gastroenterology department

About the department:
The department provides prophylaxis, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the entire range of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and the hepatobiliary system: liver diseases, diseases of the pancreas and biliary system; diagnosis of staging of all tumor diseases of the gastrointestinal tract; inflammatory bowel diseases – Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis; diseases of the small intestine; metabolic diseases.
With the help of high-tech equipment in sync with the most up-to-date European standards and recommendations, doctors apply gentle and innovative approaches and modern therapeutic solutions. The department has top-class ultrasonography devices: the Philips EPQ 7, Hitachi Arietta 750, Hitachi Aloka, as well as the Fibroscan device, which allows quick and easy non-invasive assessment of the degree of steatosis and fibrosis in the liver, and endoscopic HD-apparatus Olympus Evis X1 – here is one of the few places in the country where capsule endoscopy is performed for the diagnosis of diseases of the small intestine.

Services:
The following diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are performed in the Gastroenterology Department:

  • conventional and Doppler ultrasonography;
  • contrast-enhanced ultrasonography;
  • non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis – Fibroscan and elastography;
  • performing percutaneous biopsies under ultrasound control;
  • performing percutaneous drains under sonographic control;
  • diagnostic gastroscopy;
  • ligation of esophageal varices;
  • placement of percutaneous single-scope gastrostomy (PEG)
  • diagnostic colonoscopy;
  • polypectomy;
  • capsule endoscopy;
  • balloon dilatation under endoscopic control.