Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital


Samitivej has an overall adenoma detection rate (ADR) of 62%. Colonoscopy, resulting in more accurate and precise diagnosis and treatment. This figure is still increasing since we have adopted the Narrow Band Imaging magnification technique. Liver transplants at our center have a success rate of over 90%. These outcomes are comparable with other leading facilities worldwide.


Treatments and Services

  • A variety of endoscopic and laparoscopic treatments, including wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) - for diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities in the bile duct, leaving no surgical scars on the abdomen
  • Anorectal and gastrointestinal manometry
  • Anorectal biofeedback therapy
  • Gastrointestinal Liver biopsy
  • Liver treatment procedures
    • Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI) — a type of cancer treatment in which alcohol is injected directly into the cancerous mass
    • Transcatheter oily chemoembolization (TOCE) — a type of chemotherapy in which chemical agents are directly injected into the cancerous tumor by inserting a small tube through the hepatic artery
    • Transarterial embolization (TAE) -uses gelfoam to prevent acute bleeding in the liver and digestive system.
    • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) — a form of liver cancer treatment which uses radio frequency
  • Treatments using x–ray techniques instead of surgery
    • Esophageal manometry
    • Small bowel manometry
    • Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Treatment
  • Treatments with surgery

Treatable Conditions

  • Hepatitis A, B, C, and E
  • Chronic, cholestatic and genetic liver diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Infections in the liver (such as liver abscesses, etc.)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastric or duodenal ulcers
  • Chronic inflammatory diseases of the small intestine (e.g. Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea or constipation
  • Upper or lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids and anorectal disorders
  • Functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional abdominal pain syndrome (FAPS)
  • Motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g. achalasia)
  • Chronic or acute pancreatitis
  • Gallstones and choledocholithiasis (bile duct stones)
  • All forms of liver, stomach, colon, small bowel, esophageal, pancreatic and gallbladder cancer

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