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A Quick Guide to a Gastroscopy

A Quick Guide to a Gastroscopy

This a quick guide if you want to get to know more about Gastroscopy. Learn what Gastroscopy is, why it is needed and the possible risks or complications of a gastroscopy procedure. We will also discuss what to expect before and after the procedure.

GORD Treatment: What is GORD and How to Treat it?

GORD Treatment: What is GORD and How to Treat it?

Our gastroenterology practice in Johannesburg is committed to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of digestive diseases including acid reflux, heartburn and irritable bowel disease, as well as other chronic diseases like Crohn’s disease and stomach...

Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd or 3rd most common cancer in the Western world. It is potentially preventable, which makes it a target for screening and prevention. Tests recommended: • High-sensitivity fecal occult blood test (FOBT), which checks for hidden blood in...

Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome

Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a common functional disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. The condition is more common in females. The diagnosis rests largely on presenting symptoms, rather than special investigations including endoscopy.  The current diagnostic criteria are contained in...

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

The objective of this article is to promote an understanding of the need for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and prevention. Current guidelines on screening will be presented. The awareness of risk factors will be highlighted. 1.24 million new cases of CRC were...

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The information on this website is to provide general guidance. In no way does any of the information provided reflect definitive medical advice and self-diagnoses should not be made based on information obtained online. It is important to consult a Gastroenterologist or medical doctor regarding ANY and ALL symptoms or signs including, but not limited to: abdominal pain, haemorrhoids or anal / rectal bleeding as it may a sign of a serious illness or condition. A thorough consultation and examination should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call a physician or call our office today and schedule a consultation.

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