The Endoscopy Unit provides diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies by reputable team of Residents and Visiting Physicians, Surgeons and Gastroenterologist who are well qualified and experienced. They are supported by a dedicated nursing team.
The unit at Tung Shin Hospital performs a vital function in early detection and identification of diseases and abnormalities. The colon, oesophago, bronchus, stomach and gallbladder may be examined and evaluated using a videoscope or a tiny camera. The procedure usually takes less than 30 minutes during which the patients are given mild sedation for comfort. Patients are normally sent home within two to three hours.
The unit meets all state regulatory requirements for safe patient care and strict video-scope processing.
Area of Service Coverage
• Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreagraphy (ERCP)
• Oesophago-gastro-duodeno-scopy (OGDS)
• Narrow Band Imaging (NBI)