GASTROENTEROLOGY

Gastroenterology is a specialized branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the digestive system. It covers all disorders dealing with oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, colon, liver, pancreas and gall bladder. A Gastroenterologist does not perform surgeries but usually performs day care procedures through endoscopes.

  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Upper gastrointestinal Endoscopy.(Endoscopic examination of food pipe, stomach & small intestine)
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Lower gastrointestinal Endoscopy Colonoscopy. (Endoscopic examination of large intestine)
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound-(EUS) (for cancer of food pipe, stomach, gall bladder, pancreas & for jaundice & pancreatitis)
  • Advance Therapeutic ERCP (Treatment for obstructive jaundice due to stones or cancers of biliary system or pancreas / Treatment of chronic pancreatitis)
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Single balloon Enteroscopy (for disease of small intestine-bleeding tumour)
  • Endoscopic Treatment for Obesity-(Intragastric balloon placement)
  • G.I. Physiology & Motility studies. (Difficulty in swallowing & acid reflux)
  • Consultation in Gastroenterology-For diseases related to gastrointestinal tract (food pipe, stomach large intestine, small intestine, gall bladder, Liver & pancreas)
  • IBS-(Lifestyle modified disease for gases in stomach, constipation, diarrhea, lower abdominal pain & blood/mucus in stools).
  • IBD-Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Profuse bleeding, Perforation, Strictures and obstruction, Fistula and perianal disease)
Benefits of Endoscopy
  • Simple & Safe
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Minimum anaesthesia
  • No cut therefore no scar on body
  • Easy to tolerate.
  • Minimal Post operative complications.
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