Bacha Khan Medical Complex Swabi

Attached Teaching Hospital of
Gajju Khan Medical College Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

ENDOSCOPY - GASTRO

Endoscopy unit of Gastroenterology Department at Bacha Khan Medical Complex Shahmansoor Swabi, Endoscopy is the visual inspection of the interior of the gut through the use of an endoscope. A small caliber tube containing fibers or video optics is inserted through the mouth allowing the endoscopist to view the Upper and Lower Gastro intestinal tract.

Why Do I Need an Endoscopy?

  • Stomach pain
  • Ulcers, gastritis, or difficulty swallowing
  • Digestive tract bleeding
  • Changes in bowel habits (chronic constipation or diarrhea)
  • Polyps or growths in the colon

Diagnostic and Endoscopy Procedures at BKMC Swabi:

  • ERCP (Endoscopic- retrograde-pancreato-graphy)
  • Simple examination
  • Putting stents in CBD, CPD, esophagus and duodenum
  • Dilatation of strictures in upper and lower gastrointestinal
  • Stopping bleeding from varices, Gastric and duodenal ulcers.(sclero-therapy and banding)

 

Incharge of Gastro Unit

Dr. Arshaid Jadoon

Assistant Professor Gastroenterology