The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Biliary Services offers advanced services, dedicated patient care, best-in-class facilities, and an expert team of experienced specialists and support staff. The services comprise specialized endoscopy and ERCP procedures, 24*7 critical care, all under one roof.
The department is equipped to offer a comprehensive range of services including diagnosis and management of GI, Digestive& Liver diseases through medication and minimally invasive procedures. Conditions for which treatment can be availed are dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease, functional disturbances of GI tract, disease of bile duct and pancreas, jaundice, viral hepatitis, liver cancer, and other liver diseases. In addition, gastrointestinal
emergencies like vomiting blood, bleeding from the tectum, foreign body ingestion, and hepatic coma can be treated round the clock interval. Diagnosis and treatment procedures are mostly simultaneous and hence can be completed as day-care procedures, making it convenient and comfortable for patients in every way.
Upper GI Procedures
Upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure that helps view the interior lining of the esophagus, stomach, and the first part of the small intestine through a thin, flexible viewing instrument called an endoscope.
A colonoscopy is a procedure that helps to locate ulcers, colonic polyps, tumors, and areas of inflammation or bleeding. A colonoscopy can be also used as a screening test to test for cancer or precancerous growths in the colon or the rectum.
An ERCP is a minimally invasive procedure mainly used for therapeutic solutions of stones, stricture, and malignancies involving pancreatic and biliary tracts.
Capsule Endoscopy is a non-invasive method to diagnose lesions in the small intestine, where the patient has to swallow a capsule that will take 150000 pictures within 8 hours.
Single Balloon Enteroscopy
Single Balloon Enteroscopy procedure is used for the detection and treatment of lesions in the small intestine.
Endoscopic Ultrasound is carried out for diagnosis and identification of the extent of spread of tumors and to biopsy deep-seated lesions.
A nasal Gastroscope is a procedure to look at the nasal and sinus passages. It is done without gagging or any other discomfort.
Narrow Band Imaging (NBI)
Narrow-band imaging is an advanced imaging system that applies optic digital methods to enhance endoscopic images. It provides the opportunity to visualize the epithelium and vascular lesions clearly and will help to identify early cancer of the esophagus, stomach, and intestine.
High-Resolution Manometry & Impedance pH metry
The procedures are used for the treatment of motility disorders and gastroesophageal reflux disease respectively.
Breath Test helps to diagnose various gastrointestinal disease with simple hydrogen breath testing.
Metallic Stenting is used for palliative treatment of advanced gastro- intestinal, biliary & pancreatic malignancies.
THERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES