The department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers diagnostic, treatment and investigation services at global standards for all diseases and conditions related to the digestive system, which include esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas and spleen. Our department boasts a team of physicians experienced and well-equipped in their respective fields, who utilize state-of-the-art technologies and practice/have personally developed standard treatment methods preferred in advanced regions such as the USA, EU and Japan.

As required to fulfill the mission of serving as a university hospital, national and international physicians are provided with theoretical, clinical and practical training. Studies and experience as well as recently developed treatment methods are shared at national and international meetings. Our clinic continues to stand out as a globally-recognized “center of excellence”.

The professional and compassionate nurses staffed at our department assist patients undergoing endoscopy procedures, and make sure that they walk through this experience as optimally as possible. Ranked among the top reference centers around the world, our department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology continues to offer high-level quality service to patients.

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Diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and pancreas by a team of specialized physicians equipped with the lasts technological facilities at the department of Gastroenterology.
In addition to diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases involving the liver and bile ducts, treatment and observations of liver transplantation patients are also undertaken by a team of specialized physicians who utilize the most up-to-date medical practices at the department of Hepatology.
Our Endoscopy unit adopts cutting-edge technology and offers treatment and diagnostic techniques that are not available in many medical centers around the world. Diagnostic and treatment procedures at the endoscopy unit are performed under anesthesia and supervision of the Anesthesiology and Reanimation department.

The following procedures are performed at the Endoscopy unit:
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, rectoscopy
  • Bogie and balloon dilatation in esophageal strictures
  • Band ligation and sclerotherapy for esophageal varices
  • Cyanoacrylate therapy in gastric varices
  • Sclerotherapy in hemorrhagic lesions
  • Polypectomy
  • Argon plasma coagulation, hemoclipping
  • Stenting in malignant strictures
  • Percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ)
  • Nasojejunal intubation
  • Endoscopic hemorrhoid treatments (injection sclerotherapy/band ligation
  • Esophageal and anal manometer - motility examinations (graphical evaluation of muscular functions and motions of esophagus and colon)
  • pH measurement (24-hour evaluation of migration of gastric acid to esophagus and acid level)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • USG-guided liver biopsy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Imaging of bile and pancreatic
    • Endoscopic sphincterotomy
    • Extraction of bile duct calculi
    • Balloon dilatation in bile duct strictures
    • Stenting in bile duct strictures
    • Extraction of calculi or stenting in pancreas patients
    • Nasobiliary stenting
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)
    • Diagnostic imaging, staging and biopsy
    • Cystogastrostomy in pancreatic cysts
    • Celiac blockage in chronic pancreatitis
    • Celiac blockage in pancreas cancer
    • Bile duct drainage procedures
  • Advanced endoscopic procedures
    • Chromoendoscopy-magnifying
    • Endoscopic ultrasonography, mini-probe endoscopic ultrasonography
    • Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
    • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
    • Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)
    • Submucosal endoscopic tumor resection (STER/POET)
    • Endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR)
    • Anti-reflux mucosectomy (ARMS-reflux, GERDx, TIF2)
    • Peroral endoscopic pyloromyotomy (G-POEM/POP-gastroparesis)
    • Endoscopic Zenker diverticuloseptomyotomy (esophageal diverticula)
    • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (obesity)
    • Enteroscopy (Power Spiral-motorized enteroscopy, single-balloon enteroscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy)
    • Endoscopic-laparoscopic treatments (LECS)
    • Per-anal endoscopic myectomy (PAEM)
    • Electro-incision, argon plasma coagulation and laser
    • Endoscopic suturing practices (overstitch, hemoclips, OTSC, loop etc.)