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Wednesday 24 July 2019
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Endoscopy Unit

The endoscopy unit is located on the first floor of the Turnberg Building and has recently been refurbished to provide:

  • 3 endoscopy suites

  • a patient waiting room

  • recovery area.

 

It processes over 6000 endoscopy requests a year.

 

In addition to the standard diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, the unit provides a number of specialised techniques:

 

  • Oesophageal banding and sclerotherapy

  • Oesophageal dilatation and stenting of strictures

  • Argon beam ablation of Barrett’s oesophagus or localised mucosal lesions

  • Balloon dilatation of benign pyloric stenosis

  • Mucosal resection of localised gastric mucosal lesions

  • Enteroscopy (in conjunction with the GI department at Trafford General Hospital)

  • Balloon dilation of accessible Small / large bowel strictures

  • Endoscopic ultrasound

  • Therapeutic ERCP

  • Mucosal resection of localised lesions in the colon

  • Argon beam ablation of localised mucosal lesions in the colon