Gastrointestinal diseases – our treatment

Symptoms relating to the gastrointestinal tract can have very different causes. Sometimes you may be suffering from an acute gastrointestinal infection that can be treated well with tried and tested home remedies such as rusks and tea, as well as over-the-counter drugs. However, if you have constant abdominal pain and suffer from diarrhoea, constipation, nausea or vomiting, a serious gastrointestinal disease may be behind these symptoms, the diagnosis and treatment of which belongs in the hands of specialists. Our experts in Hamburg are such specialists who work together on an interdisciplinary basis to identify the causes of your gastrointestinal diseases and provide you with the best possible care.

To provide a diagnosis, we perform laboratory tests, gastroscopy and colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy of the small intestine, ultrasound examinations, CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and endosonography. In addition, our specialists carry out diagnostic investigations in the surrounding area to find out whether it is a disease from other areas of the body or systemic diseases that can cause gastrointestinal symptoms. Sometimes even a change in your diet and eating habits will help you, in other cases surgical therapy is advisable. Our specialists always treat you with a treatment individually tailored to you and your gastrointestinal disease.

Conservative treatment methods

Surgical treatment methods

State-of-the-art abdominal surgery

As gastrointestinal diseases are a combination of various clinical pictures, the surgical treatment methods also vary. You can find out which surgical methods are used for which clinical picture by clicking on the following links. 

General information about Gastrointestinal diseases

Gastrointestinal disease is often temporary, but it can also have a serious cause. More about causes, symptoms and diagnostics here.