Medical Surgical Gastroenterology
Hepato-Biliary, Pancreatic, GI, GI Onco & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
The Department of Medical & Surgical Gastroenterology at Amcare Hospital is dedicated to the management of diseases of the digestive and hepatobiliary system. The Hospital possesses modern state of art equipment backed by contemporary intensive care units.
Gastroenterology deals in treating diseases related to gastrointestinal tract and disorders associated with it. The branch also includes the understanding of gastrointestinal organs, like the functioning of liver; digestion and absorption, removal of waste and several others. Any gastrointestinal disorders can cause problems in stomach, esophagus, pancreas, gall bladder, liver, small and large intestine.The gastroenterologist will take a broad understanding of the symptoms like difficulty in swallowing, constipation, heartburn or GERD to diagnose and treat conditions effectively. We are committed to offer best in class healthcare services for our patients to treat life-threatening acute as well as chronic medical, surgical and oncological problems.
A multi-disciplinary team involving medical, surgical and radiological expertise perform procedures like transjugular intra hepatic porto systemic shunts (TIPS), transjugular liver biopsy and trans-arterial chemotherapy. The department has advanced equipment like high definition endoscopy, and endoscopic ultrasound and is well supported by round the clock laboratory, ICU, radiology and emergency services to ensure patients receive highest level of care in a timely manner. receive highest level of care in a timely manner.
Gastroenterology essentially addresses diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. The functioning of the entire digestive system, both related to the passage of food through the digestive canal to the physiological processes of food digestion, absorption and elimination come under the purview of this specialty.
It includes the medical and surgical treatment of diseases such as colon polyps, gastrointestinal cancer, jaundice, cirrhosis of the liver, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pancreatitis, etc
This type of cancer starts in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). This cancer results from the uncontrolled cell growth in the colon or rectum, or in the appendix.
Faecal incontinence is defined as the unwanted release of mucus, gas, or stool. It incontinence represents not only a social and physical debility, but it can also become a psychological burden that profoundly impacts an individual’s quality of life.
Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure performed in order to look into a person’s digestive tract. Endoscopic Ultrasound or EUS combines upper endoscopy and ultrasound examination to obtain images and information about various parts of the digestive tract
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is typically a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine. The main forms of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC).
A peptic ulcer, also known as PUD or peptic ulcer disease, is the most common ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is generally acidic and extremely painful. A peptic ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer.
Hepatology is the branch of medicine related to the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas as well as management of their disorders. Endoscopic procedures for the care of liver patients are performed by well qualified and trained gastroenterologists.
We aim to provide effective health care by connecting to people dealing with liver disease. We are well equipped with the state-of-the-art technology for liver surgery. Bloodless Liver Surgery is also performed with high success rates.
GERD, also known as acid reflux, is a condition where stomach contents flow back up into the food pipe (esophagus) after eating, resulting in either symptoms or complications.