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Gastroenterology and hepatology patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Having an operation to treat your anal fissure

Description:
This leaflet explains what an anal fissure is and why surgery may have been recommended for you.

Hepatology service

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about the Hepatology Service.

Intra-gastric balloon insertion aftercare advice

Description:
Aftercare advice for patients who have had an intra-gastric balloon insertion.

Intra-gastric balloon removal

Description:
This leaflet answers some of your questions about having an intra-gastric balloon removed, and explains what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - information for inpatients

Description:
This leaflet provides information about having a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication

Description:
This leaflet explains more about laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, including the benefits, risks, and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

LINX® system for the treatment of chronic reflux

Description:
This leaflet explains more about LINX®, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information about what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Managing worry about coronavirus and a health condition

Description:
This leaflet gives some suggestions for responding to the natural worry that coronavirus might cause.

Methotrexate for IBD

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking methotrexate for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Page High Dependency Unit (HDU)

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the Page High Dependency Unit (Page HDU), which is a four-bed bay situated on Page Ward. Page HDU specialises in caring for post-operative patients who require intense monitoring and treatment that cannot be provided on a ward.
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