We offer a personalized service using the finer and most up to date technology with a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose and treat ano-rectal and bowel diseases. Efficiency of treatments, less pain and more rapid recovery are at the core of what we do every day.
Dr Cristaldi graduated cum laude in Medicine in 1990 at University of Milan and completed residency program in General and Gastroenterological Surgery in the Central University Hospital in Milan.
Dr Ahmed Abdel Samie-Huber is an internationally-recognized German gastroenterologist with a main focus on diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and ultrasound.
The appendix is a narrow tube between the small and large intestine, on the right side of the abdomen. Appendicitis is a painful inflammation of the appendix due to an infection.
The cecum is a small pouch between the small and large intestine. It is responsible for absorbing salts and fluids from the digested food.
Feces from the transverse colon moves down the descending colon, where it is stored before it is passed out.
The ascending colon is the first part of the large intestine. Digested food moves up the ascending colon where nutrients, vitamins and water are absorbed into the blood stream from the food waste.
The transverse colon is that part of the large intestine that lies horizontal. Bacteria in the transverse colon further break down food to form feces.
The sigmoid colon is a part of the large intestine that is shaped like the Greek letter sigma, and is responsible for expelling waste in the form of feces and gas from the GI tract.
The rectum is a temporary storage region for feces. When it fills, you will feel the urge to defecate.
The anus is the opening through which feces exits the GI tract.