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OLLH launches Center for Therapeutic endoscopy

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital added another service that would expand its entry into other market segments. From its first Center of Excellence in Eye Care, it inaugurated its second Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy this February. Located on the 4th floor of the main hospital, the new Center is headed by Dr. Evan G. Ong, with an impressive roster of ten (10) board certified gastroenterologists and digestive endoscopists.

The Management, thru President & CEO MarivicLualhati, envisioned this new medical service to be available at affordable and competitive rates to help address the increasing number of gastrointestinal disorders that can be treated with minimally invasive procedures utilizing endoscopy.
Today, the Center offers the following Therapeutic Endoscopy procedures:

Endoscopic hemostasis :
injection &hemoclips for bleeding ulcers
rubber band ligation and glue injection for varices hemorrhoid ligation and sclerotherapy

Endoscopic metal stents for obstructing malignancies and gifistulas
Dilatation of caustic and post operativegistrictures
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
Endoscopic insertion of nasojejunal tubes
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopic mucosal resection for early mucosal lesions
Endoscopic foreign body extraction
ERCP - common bile duct and pancreatic stone removal
stenting for benign and malignant lesions

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