Our Departments

Gastroenterology

The department of Gastroenterology has state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic facilities. This department utilises latest models of video-endoscopes colonoscope from olympus Japan.

It offers both diagnostic and therapeutic facilities. Notable among the procedures are endoscopic sclerotherapy, endoscopic variceal ligation and Glue Injection for GI bleeding cases, endoscopic removal of foreign bodies without surgery, endoscopic dilation of strictures both benign and malignant and therapeutic ERCP for removal of common bile duct stones in cases of obstructive jaundice and stent placement in bile and pancreatic duct in cancer patients.

This department is already in the process of adding facilities for GI monometry, PH monitoring. The  department offers a team approach to gastro-intestinal problems, integrating medical, radiological and surgical approaches for the overall benefit of the patient.

Facilities

DIAGNOSTIC FACILITIES

•   Diagnostic Upper GI
     Endoscopy for Peptic
     Ulcer, Cancer, Polyp,
     GI bleeds.

•   Diagnostic Colonoscopy
     for Lower GI Bleeding,
     Polyps, Colitis.

•   Liver Biopsy
     Oesophageal

     Manometey and
     ph Recording

 

THERAPEUTIC FACILITIES

•   Endoscopic
     Sclerotherapy

•   Endoscopic Variceal
      Ligation

•   Glue Injection for
     Fundal Varices

•   Endoscopic Removal
     of Foreign Bodies

•   Endoscopic Dilatation of

     Oesophageal Strictures

•   Endoscopic Placement of
     Self-expandable Metallic
     Stents

•   Baloon Dilatation of
     Achalasia Cardia PEG-
     Percutaneous 
     Endoscopic
     Gastrostomy

•   Endoscopic Removal
     of Gastro
    Intestinal Polyps.

 

THERAPEUTIC  ERCP

a)  Endoscopic Removal
      of CBD Stones

b)  Endoscopic Papillotomy,

c)  Stent Placement
      in Bile &

d)  Pancreatic Duct
      Naso-Biliary Drainage,
      Alcohol Injection in
      Cancer Patients
      for Debulking &
      to stop Bleeding.