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Digestive System Department


    Both the Digestive System Department in Xi'an Central Hospital and Xi'an Institute of Digestive Diseases are key disciplines of Xi'an Medicine. The Digestive System Department in Xi'an Central Hospital is complete with specialist outpatient clinic, general outpatient clinic, ward as well as digestive endoscopy center and digestive laboratory. The department has diagnosed and treated the common digestive diseases and dubious and acute digestive diseases in the surrounding ares of Xi’an for many yeas and has won the compliment of patients and their families and has also repeatedly won the Science and Technology Progress Award and Introduction of New Technology Award in Shaanxi Province and Xi’an. One after another, our department has won such honorary titles as "National Youth Civilization", "Youth Civilization in Shaanxi Province", "Xi'an Youth Civilization", "Excellent Women Group in Shaanxi Province", "The Model of Women Civilization in Shaanxi Province", "Xi'an Civilization Demonstration Window", "The Model of Nursing Contest in Shaanxi Province", and has rated as advanced department for many consecutive years.

    In the years of medical practice, the Digestive System Department has formed its unique medical characteristics, accumulated rich experience in the diagnosis and treatment of common digestive diseases and dubious and acute digestive diseases, making it advanced at home. There are 75 beds in the ward. Located in the 9th floor of the outpatient building of Xi'an Central Hospital, the department treat a variety of digestive diseases, including acute gastrointestinal bleeding, cirrhosis and its complications, stomach disease, duodenal ulcer, acute and chronic pancreatitis, various types of jaundice, gall Explorer stone, inflammatory bowel disease, a variety of digestive system tumors and functional gastrointestinal diseases. The department boasts 25 doctors, 6 chief physicians, 5 deputy chief physicians, 8 attending physicians and 6 resident doctors, more than 70% have attained master degrees.
    The department also has the most advanced digestive endoscopy center in Xi'an, sponsored multiple academic conferences, nationally, provincially and municipally. The Center has conducted a number of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), endoscopic submucosal excavation (ESE), submucosal tunnel endoscopic resection (STER), peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), Endoscopic esophageal mucosal ligation (MBM), capsule endoscopy, Esophagogastric varices endoscopic ligation, sclerosis, tissue glue treatment, endoscopic gastrostomy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic sphincterotomy lithotomy (EST), endoscopic biliary duct Stent implantation, digestive tract stenosis and stent implantation, gastrointestinal fistula endoscopic repair, jejunal nutrition tube insertion, all these have reached the advanced domestic level.