The Internal medicine referral service is run by Dr Riccardo Minelli DVM MRCVS. We accept referrals in oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology neurology and general medicine. With flexible and rigid endoscopes, digital xray, CT, MRI, Doppler colour ultrasound, computerised ECG , 24 hour Holter monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring we are equipped to deal with the majority of medical problems. Our in-house laboratory is fully equipped offering full in-house blood testing including arterial blood gases, full coagulation profiles, platelet function, platelet aggregation tests and thromboelastography.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Full imaging and gut motility studies.
- Gastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy.
- Management of granulomatous colitis- biopsies, cultures, FISH.
- Ultrasound guided biopsy of liver and pancreas.
- 3D and 2D CT dual phase angiography to identify portosystemic shunts and hepatic AV fistulae.
- Ammonia and bile acid stimulation tests.
- Chronic hepatitis diagnostics including Cu, Fe estimations and tissue PCR.
- Management of microvascular dysplasia.