MOH News

 Jazan: 1,200+ Endoscopy Procedures at King Fahad Central Hospital
25 November 2020

​According to Jazan Health Affairs, the Gastrointestinal Tract and Endoscopy Unit of King Fahad Central Hospital, from January until October 2020, has performed 1,206 endoscopy procedures amid COVID-19 precautionary measures. The procedures included 598 upper diagnostic endoscopies, 159 upper therapeutic endoscopies, 282 lower diagnostic and therapeutic, as well as 145 endoscopic procedures of the bile and pancreatic ducts, 22 telescopes, and 33 bronchoscopies. ​

It added that the unit is the reference unit in the region. It features several advanced devices for the treatment of many diseases, such as liver problems, upper and lower bleeding, upper and lower endoscopy, and telescopes, in addition to treating tumors of the gallbladder and bile ducts.

Last Update : 03 December 2020 02:26 PM
Reading times :