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Welcome to West Herts Endoscopy

Watford:

01923 217193

Hemel Hempstead:

01442 287681

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has two Endoscopy Units; Watford Endoscopy provides both inpatient and outpatient services and is the acute site with 4 procedure rooms. Hemel Hempstead Hospital provides predominantly an outpatient service with 2 procedure rooms.

The range of procedures performed at Watford includes:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy and EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound )
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio- Pancreatography)
  • EUS (Endoscopic Ultra sound)
  • PEG insertion/ removal (Percutanious Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
  • Osophageal Stent Insertion
  • Osophageal Dilatation
  • RFA (radio frequency Ablation)

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The range of procedures performed at Hemel includes:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • EMR (endoscopic mucosal resection)
  • Flexible Sigmoidocopy
  • Osophageal Dilatation
  • 24 oesophageal pH studies
  • Oesophageal Manometry
  • Fibroscan
  • Breath Tests