The Gastroenterology Department at Thu Cuc Medical System has the function of examining and treating all gastrointestinal diseases such as: stomach ulcers, colon, Polyps, HP bacteria, cancer. A staff of leading specialists with professional expertise, advanced technology, effective treatment regimen and perfect service quality make the patients believe and entrust their long-term digestive health here.
1. Scope of services
The Gastroenterology Department takes on the function of diagnosing and treating the common digestive diseases such as: digestive disorders, stomachache, colitis, HP, gastroesophageal reflux …At the same time there is the sifting of gastric cancer, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, from the onset stage and increasing the survival prognosis for patients.
1.1 Diagnosing digestive diseases
In order to have the exact disease conclusions, the doctor will carry a clinical examination out and ask the patients to do other subclinical tests: endoscopy, blood test, abdominal ultrasound, breath test…In which, endoscopy is a Thu Cuc TCI’s powerful service to help them check the damage inside the gastrointestinal and colonic mucosa. The Gastroenterology Department at Thu Cuc Medical System provides the following endoscopy services:
- Conventional gastroscopy
- Painless gastroscopy
- Nasal endoscopy
- Gastroscopy with the modern NBI 5P technology can detect and remove pre-cancerous tissues.
1.2 Treatment of digestive diseases and injuries
Based on the pathological evaluations, the patient will be appointed to the appropriate gastroenterology department for treatment. The doctor may make the medicine regimen up or carry out the medical interventions such as:
- Treat HP bacteria with antibiotics within 14 days
- Remove polyps while the gastroscopy
- Remove pre-cancerous tissues by the mucosal resection during the endoscopic procedure
2. The staff of Gastroenterology doctors with the professional expertise and the medical ethics
Thu Cuc Medical System gathers the staff of gastroenterology doctors with the professional expertise who have ever worked at major hospitals such as:
- Dr. Nguyen Thi Hang, 2nd Degree Specialist, Ph.D., Meritorious – Former Head of Gastroenterology Department – E . Hospital
- Dr. Pham Thai Son, 2nd Degree Specialist – Head of Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Functional Exploration at Thu Cuc TCI, used to work at the major general hospitals
With the erudite knowledge and the realistic experiences in successfully treating thousands of patients, doctors diagnose and offer the best treatment regimen for patients. The staff of doctors at Thu Cuc TCI is also remembered by the patients for their gentleness and dedication in the examination, willing to answer all questions and support the patients to recover their normal life.
3. Modern facilities
Thu Cuc Medical System always focuses on investing in facilities and means of technology to bring the safest and the most advanced medical treatment environment for patients.
3.1 In the Diagnosis
Gastrointestinal endoscopy at Thu Cuc Hospital, patients will experience the painless endoscopy with the most advanced and modern technologies:
- NBI 5P technology applies for the narrow band light mode and the ability to magnify images up to 100 times to help the diagnostic value improve, without missing the disease. With NBI 5P technology, doctors can detect and remove dysplasia while endoscopy, prevent from the risk of cancer.
- Colored endoscopy: a technique that uses the dyes for the lining of the digestive tract to accurately determine the boundary and the surface of the lesion. Based on the staining characteristics of the lesion, the doctor will use some different dyes to help improve the ability to diagnose the cancer early.
- Ultrasound endoscope: The endoscope with an ultrasound probe brings the maximum effect in assessing the invasion and the stage of gastrointestinal cancer.
- Application of an automatic injection pump which measures the amount of suitable anesthetic for the age and the status of each person. The anesthetic process ensures safety, without any interruption.
Beside endoscopy, Thu Cuc TCI also invests in many different advanced technologies and machines to support the most accurate disease conclusions
- The world’s most advanced 64 – 128 series MSCT tomography machine system
- High-end MRI machine
- Testing system by Power Express Robotic helps to accelerate sample processing speed and have the maximum diagnostic quality.
- Return the biopsy results for the cancer diagnosis within 24 hours. It usually takes 7 days to get the results of the biopsy to diagnose K of the esophagus – stomach – colon, but at Thu Cuc TCI it only takes 1 day for patients to know the results.
3.2 In the treatment
Thu Cuc TCI also invests strengthly in facilities, technology and machinery to bring the most effective treatment results:
- Applying the EMR mucosal resection method for the early cancer treatment intervention. The patients do not need to have further surgery and still preserve the damaged organs.
- Technology for cultivating the resistant HP bacteria to find a solution to eliminate them effectively
- Invest in a sterile operating room.
4. Care regime
- Pioneer in implementing the ultra-clean endoscopy: Disposable medical instruments – Separate personal items – Disinfection with the high-end Olympus Oer Aw.
- The receptionists welcome and guide enthusiastically.
The nursing team at Thu Cuc TCI is always considerate and attentive to the patients.
- Friendly nurses, quick operation, attentive care like their family.
- Fast booking service, you can visit the doctor without taking many times to wait
- Free snacks, recharge for the patients after the gastroscopy.
- Applying health insurance and many types of guaranteed insurance to help optimize the costs for patients.