GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY
Gastroenterology and Hepatology is a discipline of Adult Medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, investigation and treatment of diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract, pancreas, liver and biliary tract. The centre is equipped with professional diagnostic tools for gastroenterological diseases.
We provide Gastroscopy and Colonscopy for investigation, and to prevent cross infection, all instruments are disposable appliances. Begin a one-stop high-end medical services provider, we provide comfortable and secure environment, a professional and safe examinations to our patients.
WHAT IS COLONOSCOPY?
For colonoscopy, the flexible tube lens enters the large intestine through the anus to check for inflammation, bleeding, plaque or tumor.
WHAT IS GASTROSCOPY?
Gastroscopy is also called as Endoscopy. The flexible tube lens enters the esophagus, digestive tract, stomach, and duodenum through the mouth. It observes the status and lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, including gastric ulcers, gastritis, heartburn, indigestion, abdominal pain, or epigastric pain. It can also be used to diagnose serious diseases such as esophageal cancer and stomach cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme
Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. According to the statistics of Hong Kong Cancer Registry in 2017, colorectal cancer accounted for 17.0% of all new cancer cases and there were 5635 new cases of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer symptoms may be minor or non-existent during the early stages of the disease. The symptoms of colorectal cancer may not develop until the disease has progressed into stage III or beyond. Chinese University of Hong Kong has substantial proof that colorectal cancer screening can lower the incidence rate of the disease. Early detection and removal of polyps could lower the chance of having colorectal cancer by 3-8 times.