Gastroenterology - Medical specialists

Here you will find medical experts in clinics and medical practices in the medical field Gastroenterology. All listed physicians are specialists in their field and have been carefully selected for you according to strict guidelines.
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Gastroenterology - Further information

In a search for specialists in gastroenterology you will find gastroenterology experts for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system. You are suffering from chronic inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, stomach cancer, hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, ulcer disease or irritable bowel syndrome and are seeking an experienced gastroenterologist? We will help you find the right specialist in gastroenterology.

Specialist in gastroenterology/gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology as part of the field of internal medicine involves the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive organs. The diseases treated most commonly by gastroenterologists include ulcer disease, carcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract, liver diseases such as cirrhosis and hepatitis, intestinal diseases such as celiac disease, and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, biliary tract disease and functional disturbances (functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome).

In addition to knowledge about diagnostic procedures, gastroenterologists have knowledge about disease-related pre- and post-diagnostic procedures. To become a specialist in gastroenterology, a physician must complete three years of training in internal medicine and another three years of training in gastroenterology, and pass an exam.

Therapeutic range of services of gastroenterology

The therapeutic range of services of gastroenterology includes for the most part oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (gastroscopy), endoscopic diagnosis and therapy, laparoscopy and tissue removal, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP - bile duct and pancreatic duct representation), percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) (biliary viewing through the skin), minimally invasive surgery, manometry, 24-hour pH monitoring (long-term acid measurement) of the oesophagus and/or stomach, provocation tests in the oesophagus (Bernstein test, balloon distension test), H2-breath tests, transit time measurements in the colon ( Hinton test), defecography, barostatic measurements in the rectum, anorectal endosonography and liver transplantation.

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