Gastroenterology Service

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestine), which includes the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this specialty. Other that it looks at the function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

KPJ Pahang Gastroenterology Services provides detailed understanding of the normal physiology of all the above mentioned organs as well as motility through the intestines and gastrointestinal tract in order to maintain a healthy digestion, absorption of nutrients, removal of waste and metabolic processes. Such procedure is administered by experienced KPJ Pahang Gastroenterologist and GastroIntestinal Surgeon.

They manage cases pertaining to Gastro intestinal disease such as:

  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Gastric cancers
  • Esophageal cancers
  • Achalasia
  • Barret's esophagus
  • Colon polyps
  • Colon and bowel cancers
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancers
  • Cholecystitis
  • Biliary tract disease
  • Gallbladder stones and cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Colitis
  • Nutritional problems and malabsorption
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Starting from evaluation to caring of patients in the hospital is part of services. Our services involves performing upper and lower endoscopy, endoscopic biliary examination, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR).

Along with endoscopy our services also perform advanced endoscopic procedures such as polypectomy, esophageal and intestinal dilation and hemostasis. This will lead to interpreting imaging and pathology results in order to make appropriate recommendations to treat conditions.

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