Medical director: Doc. Cinchini Elisabetta

Endoscopic and gastroenterological diagnostics

Endoscopic and gastroenterological diagnostics, an indispensable diagnostic technique

Endoscopic and gastroenterology diagnostics is an indispensable diagnostic and therapeutic technique for all gastroenterological diseases: it allows a direct view of some organs, favoring the identification and typing of benign pathologies and the prevention, control and treatment of malignant ones.

At the Quisisana accredited private hospital it is possible to undergo endoscopic diagnostics and gastroenterology in Ferrara. And thus begin your path of treatment of gastroenterological pathologies.

Endoscopic diagnostics and gastroenterology, what it consists of

Endoscopic and gastroenterology diagnostics includes a series of methods designed to diagnose and treat pathologies affecting the gastrointestinal system.

Gastroenterological visit

The gastroenterological examination, carried out by the gastroenterologist specialist, is used to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases. Diseases that affect the esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas, colorectal, liver, pancreas.

The pathologies most frequently treated by the gastroenterologist are:

  • celiac disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • gastroesophageal reflux
  • constipation


Exogastroduodenoscopy, or gastroscopy, is a diagnostic test that allows one to analyze the health of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. It is performed by inserting a flexible probe equipped with a camera into the oral cavity. It is not just a diagnostic test, but also a therapeutic one: during exogastroduodenoscopy it is in fact possible to perform biopsies, cauterize bleeding lesions, remove polyps and perform a series of other small operations.

It is indicated in case of: persistent nausea and / or vomiting, digestive difficulties, gastroesophageal reflux, suspected celiac disease, dysphagia.


Rectosigmoidocoloscopy, or colonoscopy, is a diagnostic test that allows one to analyze the lower digestive tract: the rectum, the sigma, the colon, the ileocecal valve and the terminal ileum. It is performed by inserting a flexible probe into the rectum and allows, in addition to analyzing the affected areas, to perform biopsies and remove polyps.

It is indicated in case of: persistent abdominal pain, recurrent constipation or diarrhea, blood loss from the rectum, occult blood in the stool.

This is an accredited activity

You can book the service of Endoscopic and gastroenterological diagnostics via Azienda USL Ferrara (CUP, pharmacies, etc.), find out how, or contact us for more informations.

Services offered at the endoscopic and gastroenterological diagnostics service in Quisisana

The endoscopic and gastroenterology diagnostics services at Quisisana are offered within an excellent facility, characterized by a high degree of selectivity in the choice of its specialists. It is possible to book the exams as private, and therefore for a fee, or access the service through the USL Ferrara with only the payment of the “ticket” fee.

Payment services:

  • Esophagograstroduodenoscopy
  • Rectosigmoidocoloscopy
  • Gastroenterological visit

Affiliated services:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Gastroenterological visit

Medical staff

  • Dr. Vincenzo Matarese Specialist in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy

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