Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology Director: Dr. Mohsen Amini (more information)

The Erfan Niayesh Subspecialty Group of Gastroenterology and Hepatology with the most experienced physicians in this field provides outpatient and inpatient services. The physicians in this group can accurately diagnose and treat a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases using the most reliable and up-to-date clinical, laboratory, and medical photography diagnostic methods.
The most important diseases diagnosed and treated in this field:​
  • Diseases caused by stomach acid disorders including gastritis and gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, gastric reflux 
  • Swallowing problems, achalasia, and hernia 
  • Esophageal, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and intestines Tumors and malignancies 
  • Gallstones and inflammation of the gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas 
  • Liver diseases including fatty liver, hepatitis, and cirrhosis 
  • Intestinal disorders including chronic diarrhea and constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's, and absorption disorders
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of the gastrointestinal and Liver groups:​
  • Endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding by interventional procedures during endoscopy and colonoscopy 
  • ERCP for the diagnosis and intervention of stenosis and stones in bile ducts or pancreas, including dilatation and stenting of ducts 
  • Endosonography for the evaluation of pancreatic masses and needle biopsy (FNA) 
  • Cystogastrostomy in the treatment of pancreatic cysts 
  • Removal of gastric and intestinal polyps
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) for the treatment of various gastrointestinal lesions 
  • Treatment of esophageal stricture and obstruction of gastric and intra-colon outlets by ballooning and stenting. 
  • Treatment of esophageal varicose veins by endoscopy intervention procedures. 
  • Implantation of Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in patients with dysphagia 
  • Treatment of gastric reflux through endoscopic fundoplication and TIF method with Esophyx device
  • Treatment of gastric reflux by endoscopy and radiofrequency
  • Treatment of gastric reflux by endoscopy and radio frequency (RF) radiation with Stretta
  • Stomach balloon to regulate the appetite and help with weight loss 
  • High-resolution esophageal pH and esophageal manometer 
  • Treatment of gastric and esophageal leakage by endoscopy 
  • Endoscopy via capsule 
  • Liver FibroScan determines the degree of liver damage 
  • Liver biopsy
  • Ascites fluid aspiration
  • Colon hydrotherapy for colonoscopy and colon surgery 
  • Treatment of Crohn's disease through Remicade injection


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