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Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Hospital São Lucas Copacabana created the Digestive Endoscopy Unit

In its Medical Center, Hospital São Lucas Copacabana created the Digestive Endoscopy Unit, focused on diagnosis and treatment, in addition to diagnostic and therapeutic digestive endoscopy procedures, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy enteroscopy. 

In addition to being the cornerstone for the diagnosis of diseases in the mucous membranes of the digestive tract, endoscopic procedures are important for the screening and prevention of cancers of the digestive tract that have high prevalence in Brazil, such as tumors of the esophagus and stomach junction and tumors of the large intestine. 

With modern, high definition equipment and the hospital infrastructure offered by Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, the unit offers high quality care to patients. In the clinical staff of the Digestive Endoscopy Unit are Dr. Jose Antônio Flores da Cunha, Dr. Maria Elizabeth Cardoso de Castro, Dr. Rosania Maria Inácio, Dr. Flavia Rangel de Sá Ribeiro, and Dr. Claudia Maria de Andrade.