DIGESTIVE ENDOSCOPY

DIGESTIVE ENDOSCOPY

The Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Center at Hospital da Luz Lisboa provides all necessary techniques for the diagnosis of colorectal pathology.

 

Over the last decades, the scientific and technological advances in gastroenterology area have been remarkable, especially in what concerns digestive endoscopy. As a matter of fact, the development of new material and equipment made digestive endoscopy evolve from a simple diagnostic technique to an important therapeutic intervention in the field of digestive system diseases, being used separately or in association with imaging techniques.

The diffusion of endoscopic exams, particularly colonoscopy, made it a fundamental tool in the screening and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer, enabling the identification and treatment of many pre-malignant lesions.

The Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Center at Hospital da Luz Lisboa offers a unique service. It provides all gastroenterology techniques, among which, in the area of colorectal pathology, colonoscopy, capsule enteroscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy and echo-endoscopy.

Learn more about the Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Center, its team and treatments performed:

Departments and assistance lines – Gastroenterology
Departments and assistance lines – Diagnostic Exams – Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Center is located on Floor 1, with access by escalator or unit A elevators, from the main entrance on Floor 0 or from car parking floors.