Gastroenterology (old.Greek γαστήρ, γαστρός – stomach+ old.Greek ἔντερον - сolon, bowel, old.Greek – λόγος – science) – field of medicine specialized in diagnostics, treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal tract diseases: esophagus, stomach, duodenum, intestines, liver, gallbladder, pancreas. Gastoenterology also comprises hepatology which is a separate division studying diseases of liver and bile ducts.
In MediClub you may receive services in diagnostics and treatment of gastrointestinal tract diseases mentioned below:
■ gastroesophageal reflux;
■ ulcer of esophagus;
■ hernia of esophagus;
■ stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer;
■ hepatitis of various origins;
■ cirrhosis of the liver;
■ non-specific ulcerative colitis;
■ Crohn’s disease.
In MediClub clinics investigation methods used for diagnostics of gastrointestinal tract diseases are as follows:
■ determining wide range of clinical and biochemical laboratory findings;
■ ultrasound investigation of liver, gallbladder, pancreas and duplex scan of abdominal vessels;
■ endoscopic investigation— gastroscopy (along with a test for Helicobacter Pylori), duodenoscopy, rectosigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy.
Each investigation method complements and specifies clinical picture of the disease.
In MediClub you will be able to pass full and comprehensive investigation of gastrointestinal organs and receive consultations of highly qualified gastroenterologists.