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Gastroenterology

A comprehensive service in clinical gastroenterology, endoscopy and clinical nutrition is provided. There are specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, and of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas.

There are dedicated clinics for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel disorders (particularly malabsorption and coeliac disease), functional bowel disorders (psychogastroenterology), pelvic pain, liver disease (including chronic hepatitis B and C), and nutritional disorders (including home parental and enteral nutrition).

The Hermon Taylor Endoscopy unit is one of the largest and most technically advanced in the country. It provides modern, comfortable facilities and has dedicated facilities for examination of the digestive, biliary and respiratory tracts by means of fibre-optic viewing instruments. There is a 19-bay recovery area and two gasterenteology physiology laboratories for oesophageal, manometry and other diagnostic studies.


Services include

A full range of diagnostic endoscopic procedures are offered, including:

  • Small bowel endoscopy and capsule enteroscopy.
  • Endoscopic ultrasound.
  • ERCP.
  • Gallstone removal, stenting for benign and malignant disease and biliary manometry.
  • Colonoscopy, polypectomy and colonic stenting.
  • Treatment of GI malignancy.

Gastroenterology investigations include oesophageal pH recording and manometry, intestinal and anorectal physiology, hydrogen, breath tests and C13 urea breath tests for Helicobacter.

 

Contact

Endoscopy Unit

tel 020 7377 7218

Clinical Gastroenterogy

SBH tel 020 7601 8526

 

RLH tel 020 7377 7442