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Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Faculty of Medicine


Multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the upper and lower digestive tract, pancreas, liver and biliary tract; endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract.

The main areas of interest include:

  • acute and chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cystic tumors,
  • liver and bile duct diseases,
  • gastrointestinal bleeding,
  • Helicobacter pylori infection,
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease,
  • inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease and Clostridium difficile infections,
  • gastrointestinal tumors,
  • benign and malignant obstruction of the upper and lower alimentary tract,
  • benign and malignant obstruction of the pancreatic and biliary ducts.

Our department has developed particular expertise in the treatment of pancreatitis including sequelae of acute pancreatitis such as walled-off pancreatic necrosis, drainage of pancreatic fluid collections and treating complications of portal hypertension.

The Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit performs a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy as well as highly specialized interventions such as

  • therapeutic cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with endoscopic sphincterotomy, biliary and pancreatic duct stone removal, biliary and pancreatic duct stenting;
  • endoscopic treatment of acute pancreatitis complications including walled off pancreatic necrosis;
  • drainage of pancreatic fluid collections;
  • [endoscopic treatment of upper and lower GI hemorrhage].
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