Diagnostic examinations available:

  • EGD
  • Rettosigmoidoscopy
  • Traditional esopahageal 24-hours pH monitoring (single sensor with ph catheter)
  • Wireless pH monitoring using Bravo pH capsule (over 24-hours or 96-hours)
  • Vital staining
  • Magnifying endoscopy
  • Esophageal manometry
  • High-resolution esophageal manometry
  • (Echo-endoscopy)
  • (Esophagus, stomach and duodenum X-rays with Barium as contrast medium)

Types of available esophageal/gastric surgical intervention:

  • Nissen, Nissen-Rossetti, Toupet or Dor fundoplication (surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia)
  • Permagna hiatal hernia (gastric volvulus, diafragmatic hernia, etc…)
  • Heller-Dor extramucosal myotomy (achalasia)
  • Diverticulectomy (Zenker’s diverticulum, epiphrenic diverticulum)
  • Leiomyoma removal / Esophageal GIST (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy)
  • Laparoscopic gastric resection (to treat neoplasia, GIST, leiomyoma)
  • Esophagectomy in case of esophageal cancer
  • Gastrectomy in case of stomach cancer

List of general surgery interventions:

  • Exploratory laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic gastro-enterostomy
  • Inguinal hernia (open or laparoscopic surgery)
  • Abdominal wall hernia and ventral incisional hernia
  • Cholecystectomy (laparoscopic surgery)
  • Port-a-cath positioning for chemotherapy
  • Positioning of laparoscopic jejunostomy
  • Ultrasound-guided percutaneous drainage (thoracic or abdominal)

List of interventional endoscopic operations:

  • Rigid, hydraulic and pneumatic dilation (caustic esophageal stenosis, actinic stenosis, peptic stenosis, achalasia, pyloric stenosis, ring fibrosis, anastomotic stenosis)
  • PEG, PEG-J (pull and introducer techniques)
  • Placement of esophageal, colon, pyloric or duodenal endoprosthesis
  • EMR, endoscopic mucosal resection, in case of premature neoplastic lesions of esophagus, stomach, duodenum or colon (up to 2 cm)
  • ESD, endoscopic submucosal dissection, in case of premature neoplastic lesions of esophagus, stomach, duodenum or colon (> 2 cm)
  • RFA, radio frequency ablation for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus (BARRX)
  • Treatment of fistula and anastomotic wound dehiscence, esophagus and stomach perforation (prosthesis, OTSC-Ovesco, Apollo Endostich)
  • P.O.E.M., PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy

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