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Cuban Institute of Gastroenterology: Excellence in Medical Care and Professional Training

Cuban Institute of Gastroenterology: Excellence in Medical Care and Professional Training

A leading center of the specialty in the country, the Institute of Gastroenterology holds the highest level of Hospital Accreditation with emphasis on the field of research and teaching.

Based on the prestige of Cuban medicine, it offers a personalized service that guarantees a high level of patient satisfaction.

The leading international healthcare programs focus on:

  • Comprehensive evaluation of adult patients and children with Chronic Hepatitis caused by virus B.
  • Comprehensive care for adult patients and children with Chronic Hepatitis caused by virus C.
  • Evaluation, treatment and monitoring of cirrhosis of the liver and its complications.
  • Integration of natural and traditional medicine in the quality of life of patients with chronic liver diseases: liver failure, cirrhosis.
  • Physiological, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic care for diseases of the digestive tract. (Manometry, endoscopy, enteroscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP and related techniques)

Patients with diseases of the small intestine, bile ducts and pancreas, as well as of pediatric gastroenterology are also cared for.

The services include consultation and reconsultation with an expert professor, who will determine the necessary investigations to be carried out, both hematological, hemochemical, immunological, as well as imaging, endoscopic and histopathological studies that will allow a definitive diagnosis, as well as the corresponding therapy. Finally, patient is given a medical report with the conclusions, recommendations and subsequent follow-up.

The Institute offers a hospitalization service with excellent comfort and privacy, with the possibility of providing accommodation for a companion. Optionally, the patient can request the pickup and return to the airport.

Its location in the central area of ​​El Vedado, in Havana, makes it possible to combine medical treatment with tours of the modern city, where there are art galleries, museums, cinemas and the famous Havana Malecón.

Modern technology in medical services

The center has advanced technologies in areas such as: Diagnostic Media Laboratory, Endoscopy and Digestive Physiology services, Ultrasound and Pathological Anatomy that offer high diagnostic precision.

Equipment such as the Fujifilm Sonar H1 Echo-endoscopy capture high resolution images, elastography, dynamic contrast, among other benefits for the treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and neighboring organs.

Also, the Fujifilm 7000 series endoscopy equipment can diagnose precancerous lesions and cancer in its early stages, and perform endoscopic treatments that previously required major surgical intervention.

Professional training

With the guarantee of Cuban excellence in medical training, the Center offers possibilities for professional improvement through the study of the specialty and the following postgraduate courses and trainings, taught by specialists of recognized trajectory:

-Nursing in digestive endoscopy

-Advances in gastroenterology

-Abdominal ultrasound

-Colonoscopy and polypectomy

-Upper diagnostic endoscopy

-Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and diagnostic upper endoscopy.

Backed by more than half a century of experience with important scientific results and the high qualification of its workers, the Institute of Gastroenterology guarantees excellence in medical care and professional training.

Contacts:

Calle 25 #503 e/ H e I, Plaza, Havana, Cuba

Tel: (+53) 7 832 5067

[email protected]

www.ige.sld.cu

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