Clinical Focus

We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of patients with various gastrointestinal and liver disorders.

The various diseases being treated in this department include:

  • Viral hepatitis B and C
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Malabsorption and chronic diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Gallstone related disease
  • Gastrointestinal infections including tuberculosis
  • Peptic ulcer disease

The Department of Gastroenterology is well-equipped with state-of-the-art, latest, upper and lower GI endoscopes and availability of digital documentation of patient details.

Therapeutic Upper and Lower GI endoscopy procedures being done at the department include:

  • Endoscopic varices ligation (Banding)
  • Oesophageal stricture dilatation
  • Stenting of malignant esophageal strictures
  • Treatment of Achalasia cardia
  • Treatment of bleeding peptic ulcers
  • Polypectomy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Gastric variceal glue injection
  • Endoscopic removal of foreign bodies
  • Dilatation of strictures

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatograpy):

It is a unique service being offered by the Department of Gastroenterology. The various applications of ERCP in patient care include:

  • Non - surgical management of common bile duct stones
  • Biliary and pancreatic ductal stenting
  • Management of Biliary Ascariasis
  • Biliary metal stenting for bile duct cancers
  • Dilatation and stenting of bile duct stricture
  1. Biliary:
    Sphincterotomy
    Stone Removal
    Stent Placement
    Stricture Dilatation
  2. Pancreatic
    Pancreatic Stenting
    Sphincterotomy
    Stone Removal
    Pseudocyst Drainage

Endoscopic Ultrasound:

  • Staging Esophageal Tumors
  • Diagnosis Submucosal Lesions
  • Diagnosis Pancreatico-Biliary Disease
  • Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Staging Rectal Tumours

Capsule Endoscopy:

It is to detect obscure GI Bleed.

Infrastructure:
F1 endoscopy/colonoscopy and ERCP with C-ARM