Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is used in gastroenterology to treat many conditions including the following:

  • oesophageal cancers
  • stomach cancers
  • Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE)
  • Colon cancers (Bowel cancer)

During a gastroscopy or colonoscopy, a laser fibre is passed through the scope. A laser light is then used to destroy tissue. The technique is undertaken at:

  • The London Clinic
  • University College London Hospital