MercyAscot Gastroenterology Update

Gastroenterology Update: An update on gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy, and an interactive education session. 





Bowel cancer screening and polyps



  • Indications for screening
  • What polyps are clinically significant?
  • Methods for polypectomy
  • Difficult IBS

Liver case studies


  • Interpretation of liver enzyme tests
  • Fatty liver
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Elevated ferritin – is it haemochromatosis
  • Iron deficiency anaemia / Occult GI bleeding
  • What to do when proton pump inhibitors fail?
  • NERD
  • Role of oesophageal pH-impedance testing
  • When to refer for surgery?