Procedures

Upper gastrointestinal tract - diagnostic procedures

  • Diagnostic gastroscopy (oesophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Diagnostic gastroscopy for varices
  • Endoscopic ultrasound

Upper gastrointestinal tract - therapeutic procedures

  • Management of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Spyglass and laser lithotripsy (we can perform this in addition to ERCP)
  • Balloon and bougie dilatation
  • Endoscopic stenting
  • Full thickness resection of gastrointestinal lesions
  • Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s oesophagus

Lower gastrointestinal tract - diagnostic procedures

  • Bowel cancer screening programme
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy

Lower gastrointestinal tract - therapeutic procedures

  • Complex polypectomy
  • Balloon dilatation and stenting
  • Management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Full thickness resection of gastrointestinal lesions

Nutritional endoscopic interventions

  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement
  • Nasojejunal tube (NG) insertion
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement and PEJ extension

Small bowel endoscopy

  • Capsule endoscopy

Endoscopic submucosal dissection

  • Endoluminal resection of early gastrointestinal cancer

Endoscopic mucosal resection

  • Endoluminal resection of large polyps (pre-cancerous growths in the bowel)

Bronchoscopy

  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound

Diverticular disease

  • Endoscopy unit - diverticular advice