Sahmyook Medical Center

Endoscopy Center

7 trained specialists of gastrointestinal endoscopy perform test and treat directly in our gastrointestinal endoscopy center which carries out 30,000 cases of gastrointestinal endoscopy and pertinent procedures smoothly every year.
SYMC gastronintestinal center can diagnose and treat intestinal problems through endoscopy at the same time. If early stage of cancer cell is found, it can be removed through endoscopy without an abdominal operation. The center introduced endoscopic ultrasonography, which allows to do in-depth test to detect early stage of cancer cell and to be used in surgery.

Tests and treatment list

  • 1. Major tests
  • - Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • - Colon and sigmoid colon endoscopy
  • - ultrasonography endoscopy
  • - ERCP test
  • - UBT test(check success or failure of treatment for Helicobacter pylori)
  • - anal sphincter pressure-resistant test
  • 2. Major procedures
  • - removal of polypus by endoscopy (polypus from stomach, colon and duodenum)
  • - esophageal pile clipping and sclerotherapy
  • - liver cancer chemoembolization
  • - artificial esophagus stent insertion
  • - removal of choledocholith by endoscopy
  • - percutaneous gastrostomy
  • - removal of esophageal foreign bodies by endoscopy
  • - percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage(PTBD)
  • - liver abscess drainage
  • - artificial biliary tract insertion