Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology aims to provide state-of-the-art Diagnostic and Therapeutic services for patients of Digestive, Liver and Pancreato-Biliary Diseases.
The Department offers specialized care for patients with Liver Diseases, namely Cirrhosis, Chronic Liver Disease, Acute Liver Failure, Fatty liver, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C infection etc. The department also offers comprehensive care for patients with Alcohol related Liver problems in collaboration with Department of Psychiatry to help the patients for de-addiction.
Facilities for endoscopy are available in the hospital.
Patients diagnosed with Gastrointestinal cancers are managed through Stenting and thus providing relief to obstruction and reducing jaundice.
Gastroenterology - SERVICES
The department offers the following specialised surgical services:
Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and ERCPs.
Therapeutic procedures like:
Band ligation for varices
Management of Acute Upper GI bleed
Glue injection for bleeding gastric varices.
Argon plasma coagulation of mucosal lesions
PEG tube placement for feeding in patients with neurological disorders and those with chronic debilitated states.
Endoscopic placement of feeding tubes.
Esophageal, Colonic and Biliary stenting for patients with cancers of the GI tract.
Esophageal dilatation for patients with corrosive strictures.
Pneumatic dilatation for Achlasia cardia.
Foreign body removal
ERCP and CBD stone removal
Sclerotherapy for ulcer
Diagnosis of H Pylori infection.
Ultrasound guided liver biopsies for diagnosis of liver diseases.
Screening for hepatitis B and C
The department also has capsule endoscopy for diagnosis of diseases of the small intestine.