Medical Gastroenterology

Extensively experienced medical and surgical gastroenterologists give direction to the gastroenterology and liver services department. The endoscopy work of the department increasingly deals with the ever expanding spheres of Interventional Endoscopy relating to the biliary tract and management of complications of portal hypertension, in addition to esophageal and rectal dilation, colonic polypectomics and the placement of feeding gastrotomies, esophageal stents.

TheĀ  Facilities Extended By The Department Are

  • ERCPs ( both diagnostic and therapeutic ) including Sphincterotomies, Stone extraction, Insertion of Endoprothesis
  • 24 hours service for acute bleeds and acute liver failure.
  • Comprehensive work up in chronic liver diseases leading to liver transplant assessment
  • Serological assessment for Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E.