Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Mediclinic Welcare Hospital’s Gastroenterology and Endoscopy unit offers state of the art facilities with a full range of endoscopy, colonoscopy and gastroscopy procedures performed by an expert team of medical and nursing staff, in a modern and private setting.

Some of the procedures performed include:

  • Diagnostic gastroscopies
  • Diagnostic colonoscopies
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCPs
  • Injection treatment for oesophageal varices
  • Dilatation of oesophageal and duodenal strictures
  • Balloon dilatation for achalasia
  • Insertion of oesophageal prostheses
  • Injection of bleeding stomach ulcers
  • Removal of colonic polyps
  • Sphincterotomy to remove bile duct stones
  • Insertion of biliary stents for obstructive jaundice due to biliary strictures
  • Liver biopsies