The department of endoscopy is a medical center which includes endoscopic diagnosis and treatment. In this department, there are 15 surgeons (3 with Doctor’s degree and 8 with Master’s degree) and 12 nurses, among them 3 are chief surgeons, 1 vice-chief surgeons, 4 attending surgeons and 7 residents
In recent years, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic mucosal dissection (ESD) have been carried out for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and respiratory precancerous lesions and tumors. Moreover, the departments have developed endoscopic tumor extraction (ESE), endoscopic submucosal tunnel tumor resection (STER), gastroscopic total wall resection (EFR) and other minimally invasive techniques, which have achieved good clinical efficacy. New diagnostic and treatment technologies, such as Hybrid knife, electromagnetic navigation, thoracoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), will be developed
Until now, the department of endoscopy establish 12 medical divisions, including laryngoscopy room, nasopharyngealoscopy room, bronchoscopy room, gastroscopy room, colonoscopy room, enteroscopy room, endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) room, endobroncheal ultrasonography (EBUS) room, capsule endoscopy room, ERCP room, electromagnetic navigatior room and intervention room. Each year, more than 40,000 outpatients and inpatients from all parts of China were treated here, and more than 2000 cases of EUS have been completed in this department, which provide scientific and efficient services for the patients with early cancer or advanced cancer.