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Calgary Gut Motility Centre

Calgary has a new patient facility, the Calgary Gut Motility Centre, with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and an outstanding team of specialist Gastroenterologists including Dr. Christopher Andrews, Dr. Michelle Buresi, Dr. Michael Curley and Dr. Milli Gupta.

 

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A physician referral is required to be seen by a Gastroenterologist at the Calgary Gut Motility Centre. Referrals can be faxed to 403 944-6540. All referrals are evaluated by GI Central Triage prior to making patient appointments.

 

The Calgary Gut Motility Centre provides diagnosis and management of a comprehensive range of adult motility and functional disorders including:    

  • Esophagus (Achalasia, jackhammer esophagus, esophageal spasm, scleroderma esophagus, gastroesohageal reflux disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) 
  • Stomach (Gastroparesis, Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome, Cannabis Hyperemesis, Functional or Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia,  Rumination Syndrome)
  • Small Intestine (Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction, small bowel bacterial overgrowth, diabetic diarrhea)
  • Colon (Constipation, colonic inertia, microscopic colitis, Hirschsprung's disease post-surgery (adults only), functional diarrhea)
  • Anorectum (fecal incontinence, pelvic floor dyssynergia, anismus, obstructive defecation) 

Diagnostic Services we offer through our motility specialists or through our GI Division or other colleagues include:  

  • Esophageal manometry
  • Esophageal pH and Impedance testing
  • EndoFLIP
  • Gastric emptying studies
  • Upper endoscopy/gastroscopy
  • Feeding tube (PEG tube) insertion 
  • Full-thickness stomach biopsy (PEATE biopsy)
  • Hydrogen/Methane breath testing
  • Capsule endoscopy 
  • Double-balloon endoscopy
  • Endoscopic and endoanal ultrasound
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Colonic Transit studies
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Balloon expulsion testing 
  • Pelvic floor physiotherapy and biofeedback 

 

Disclaimer - This site is intended for educational and informational purposes only. If you have a digestive problem, seek professional care.
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