Where to Find General Quah Hak Mien
Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre is a specialist clinic at Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore which specializes in the treatment of colorectal diseases. Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre have the strength of managing many types of illnesses which include the following colorectal cancer, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, perianal diseases like hemorrhoids, anal fistula, and anal fissure. Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre also develops clinical interest in functional bowel disorders like irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and also faecal incontinence.
Quah Hak Mien Colorectal centre offers a complete colorectal service and in addition to that general surgical service. Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre focus in the areas of prevention, endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer, in particular, sphincter-preservative surgery for rectal cancer and minimally-invasive colorectal surgery.
Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre believes in a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of patients to provide holistic care in times of their illness. In the management of colorectal cancer, Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre work intimately with other specialists such as radiologist, histopathologist, medical oncologist, and radiation oncologist, to make provide the best possible cure rates for their patients. Likewise, in the evaluation and comprehensive management of pelvic floor disorders, Quah Hak Mien Colorectal Centre work together with other interested specialists such as urologist and gynaecologist in achieving excellent results with little impact on patient’s lifestyle.
Quah Hak Mien Colorectal centre services are:
COLONOSCOPY: Colonoscopy is a specialized investigative technique used in the evaluation of the lining of the colon and rectum directly. It is carried out in the endoscopy centre. During this procedure, a soft flexible telescope camera tube is inserted through the anus and proceeds into the rectum and colon.
GASTROSCOPY: This is also called OGD or upper endoscopy. It is a diagnostic procedure to study the inner lining of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum. It is performed in the endoscopy centre. During gastroscopy, a soft flexible telescope camera tube is inserted through the mouth and into the stomach and duodenum.
Gastroscopy is done in other to evaluate the symptoms of persistent upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing or heartburn. It is also an awesome method for identifying the cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Biopsies can be taken using specialized instruments to sample tissue.
Other services include: screening, treatment for piles, stapled haemorrhoidectomy, thd (transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialisation), and laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer among others.
General Quah Hak Mien - Facilities
- Accessible disabled people
- Open 24 hours
- Emergency service
- Wireless access
- Medical records transfer
- Open weekends
- Public transport access
- Interpreter services
- Special dietary requests accepted
- Personal assistance