A team of academics at UCT's Division of Medical Gastroenterology have performed South Africa's first successful bowel enteroscopy.
The cutting-edge procedure was carried out at Groote Schuur Hospital and is set to transform the way clinicians access and examine the previously inaccessible small bowel - using a minimally invasive technique.
enteroscopy was led by senior consultant Dr Dion Levin in partnership with Professor Mashiko Setshedi, the head of the Division of Medical Gastroenterology.
The procedure was carried out using the novel PowerSpiral device and demonstrates a significant advancement in the field of gastroenterology.
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