| Endoscopy is a non-surgical procedure referring to the study of internal organs via a fibre optic scope. The Nairobi Hospital Endoscopy unit is equipped with the Lucera 260, an ultra modern state of the art High Definition Television endoscope system of high diagnostic and therapeutic standards.
The gastroenterologist, with the help of experienced nurses and technical staff are able to diagnose unexplained upper abdominal pains, discomfort and any worrying symptoms.
Conditions such as unexplained weight loss, constipation, diarrhea, etc. are comprehensively evaluated by a gastroenterologist, technical staff and qualified nurses.
Patients with unexplained chest complications and difficulty in breathing are analyzed through this procedure. Bronchoscopy is carried out by a bronchoscopist, qualified nurses and technical staff.
Controlled bleeding from vessels or ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract by use of an injection is carried out by the gastroenterologist, technical staff and professional nurses.
The gastroenterologist works closely with experienced nurses and technical staff to ensure removal of foreign objects is sucessful.
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography:
This procedure is professionally carried out by 2 gastroenterologists, an anesthetist, a radiographer, eXperienced nurses and technical staff to determine obstructive jaundice condition, and the appropriate treatment is administered.
Removal of small growths in the lower or upper GIT is conducted by a gastroenterologist, technical staff and experienced nurses.
A gastroenterologist with the help of qualified nurses and technical staff is able to dilate a narrowed part of the esophagus or pylorus.
- Thermo Probe, Band Ligation and Mechanical Clips:
Bleeding from vessels or ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract is successfully controlled by the gastroeterologist, technical staff and professional nurses.
Conditions related to difficulty in feeding are restored by the gastroenterologist, technical staff and experienced nurses.