CIMA Hermosillo Hospital has a specialized area of ​​Gastrointestinal Endoscopy where different specialists in this branch of medicine perform endoscopic procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic.

This area has a highly trained staff to support both the patient and the doctor who will perform these procedures, as well as biomedical personnel. The state-of-the-art equipment used provides the doctor and the patient safety and efficiency in the procedures, which translates into better diagnostic and therapeutic results.

The most frequently detected and managed procedures and diseases are:

  • Endoscopy of the upper digestive tract (Gastro duodenoscopy esophagus):
    • Acute and chronic gastritis. Taking biopsies for the diagnosis of helicobacter pylori.
    • High digestive tract bleeding and management.
    • Gastric cancer, esophageal cancer.
    • Hiatal hernia, reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus.
    • Gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
    • Esophageal varicose vein, sclerotherapy and ligation thereof.
    • Drainage of pancreatic cysts by endoscopy.
    • Endoscopic Gastrostomy.
    • Placement of nasojejunal catheters by endoscopy.
    • Endoscopic Gastrostomy.
    • Placement of nasojejunal catheters by endoscopy.
    • Dilatation of esophagus with dilators of Savay Millar.
    • Angiodysplasia sclerosis.
  • Endoscopy of the lower digestive tract (Colonoscopy):
    • Colon cancer.
    • Diverticular disease of the colon.
    • Colon polyps.
    • Crohn's disease.
    • SCIS or nonspecific chronic ulcerative colitis.
    • Colon stenosis.
    • Radiation proctocolitis.
    • External and internal hemorrhoids.
    • Pseudomembranous colitis.
    • Endoscopy of bile ducts.
    • Endoscopic retrograde delivery (ERCP).
    • Sphincterotomy and extraction of choledochal stones.
    • Stenting for benign and malignant strictures.
    • Angiodysplasia sclerosis.