Our unit provides a tertiary service for children with gastrointestinal, liver, or severe nutritional diseases. This unit has 8 dedicated inpatient beds and provides consultative services to other units in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Tygerberg Hospital. A specialist outpatient clinic is run weekly. Endoscopy includes both diagnostic and interventional gastroscopy and colonoscopy. Liver biopsies are also performed.
The Unit is accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a training unit for the Certificate in Paediatric Gastroenterology.
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