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About Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologists at Durdans Hospital specialise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. Technologically advanced endoscopic equipment is available to ensure accurate diagnoses and increased comfort. Our experienced physicians insert scopes through the mouth, nose or rectum to examine and treat problems of the digestive tract. With these minimally invasive capabilities, our patients are able to receive comfortable treatment. At Durdans, endoscopic procedures, including colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography and upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy are available.
What We Offer:
The gastroenterological services offered at Durdans include:
Anorectal function testing; evaluation of constipation and fecal incontinence
Barrett's esophagus
Clinical nutrition with emphasis on malnutrition from gastrointestinal diseases
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, including enteral stents, biliary stents, banding of esophageal varices, small-bowel enteroscopy, endoscopic treatment for gastrointestinal bleeding and endoscopic ultrasound
Diseases of the pancreas including acute and chronic pancreatitis, hereditary pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts, adult cystic fibrosis
Esophageal diseases and esophageal cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer (anus, colon, rectum, stomach)
Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hepatobiliary disease
Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
Malabsorption and malnutrition
Swallowing disorders and non-cardiac chest pain
Testing for chronic constipation, including radionuclide gastric and intestinal transit studies, 24-hour pH monitoring, gastroduodenal motility, ambulatory motility recordings and provocative testing for noncardiac chest pain
Contact numbers:
+94 (0)11 2140 490
+94 (0)11 2140 000
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Centre,
9th Floor - Sixth Lane Wing
Consultation Hours:
Monday to Saturday:
9am - 9pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm
Please check specialists' availability prior to your arrival to the hospital
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