Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The diagnosis and treatment of digestive system (esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine and large intestine) diseases, liver and biliary tract diseases are performed at Liv Hospital Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic. Moreover, special nutritional support is provided to both healthy children and children with various chronic diseases that require nutritional support.


Complaints in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology

  • Chronic or recurrent abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea, bloody diarrhea
  • Failure to gain weight
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Constipation
  • Digestive system hemorrhages (black stool, vomiting in the form of coffee grounds)
  • Unexplained growth retardation
  • Anemia with no cause and resistant to treatment
  • Liver fat
  • Jaundice, elevation in liver tests
  • Ingestion of foreign matter

Diseases in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology

  • Gastrouesophageal reflux (reflux)
  • Corrosive esophagitis
  • Gastritis (acute and chronic)
  • Gastritis due to Helicobacter pylori
  • Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Chronic diarrhea and inability to grow
  • Celiac disease
  • Food and cow's milk allergy
  • Constipation
  • Bloody stool
  • Growth retardation and colitis (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • Polyp
  • Jaundice and hepatitis (hepatitis b, c, d, e) autoimmune hepatitis
  • Wilson's disease
  • Biliary tract and gallbladder diseases
  • Diseases of the pancreas
  • Food allergies (cow's milk allergy)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Obesity
  • Nutritional support (disease-specific nutrition)

Diagnosis and Treatment Procedures in Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic

  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Rectosigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic procedures for treatment
  • Endoscopic band ligation of varicose veins
  • Polypectomy
  • Dilatation of esophageal stenosis
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Liver biopsy
  • 24-hour pH monitoring
  • 13C urea breath test

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