GASTROENTEROLOGY – ENDOSCOPY

ΕΠΕΜΒΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΝΔΟΣΚΟΠΗΣΗ

A fully equipped endoscopy unit for the examination of the Digestive Tract for gastroscopy (duodenoscopy), colonoscopy – polypectomy - hemostasis of bleeding ulcers, vessels and neoplasms - ERCP, sphincterotomy of Vater's tubercle - liver biopsies. With endoscopy, the gastroenterologist can observe the entire internal surface of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum and colon. with the help of an endoscope. Diagnostic Endoscopy is performed in the upper (esophagus, stomach, duodenum) or the lower digestive system (colon) to diagnose the defect, conduct biopsy and histologically confirm the diagnosis. With invasive endoscopy it is possible to remove polyps and small surface cancers. Moreover, with the help of an X-ray machine it is feasible to catheterize the biliary tree and the pancreatic duct.