Departments - GASTROENTEROLOGY & LIVER DISEASES

  • Full fledged diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic unit. The latest endoscopic equipment and scopes(Olympus Evis Exera180 with narrow band imaging). We regularly perform advanced therapeutic procedures such as ERCP, Esophageal & stenting and Pancreatic endotherapy. We also provide comprehensive hepatology care for acute and chronic liver disease.

    List of Pocedures

    • Diagnostic upper and lower GI endoscopes : a monthly average of 400 upper endoscopies and 100 colonoscopies are performed in the department
    • Band ligation of varices
    • Endoscopic sclerotherapy
    • Endoscopic Foreign body removal
    • Achalasia and balloon dilatation of esophageal and gastrointestinal strictures
    • Savary dilatation of strictures
    • Polypectomy
    • Colonic dilatation
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic gastrostomy(PEG): Tjis is a non - surgical technique for percutaneous placement of a feeding gastrotomy tube using an endoscope
    • Esophageal stenting for patients with obstructing esophageal carcinoma
    • ERCP: In the department, we perform 20 cases of ERCPs at an average per month
    • Biliary balloon dilatation
    • Bougie dilatation
    • Nasobiliary or nasopancreatic drainage
    • Needle knife papillotomy
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stent placement
    • Mechanical lithotripsy
    • CBD stone extraction/clearance

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