Gastroenterology – an advanced medical science

Gastroenterology refers to an advanced medical science that revolves around studying the human digestive system, its disorders, and possible treatments. Gastroenterology’s scope has grown exponentially over the past couple of decades. Now it has branched out to cover every minute aspect related to gastroenterology. It is subdivided into various specialties such as pancreatology, hepatology, endoscopy, and bowel disorders, to name a few.

A proactive approach is necessary to prevent, timely diagnose, and treat gastrointestinal, liver, or pancreatic disorders. It is vital to choose a hospital that houses the best doctors with expertise and experience, not just in gastroenterology but also in its micro-specialties.

The Gastrointestinal services you can avail of at a multi-specialty hospital range from prevention, diagnosis, and surgery to therapy for the patient. Select a hospital whose approach is patient-focused and involves proper counseling throughout the process.

The diagnosis and treatment should ideally be carried out by experienced gastroenterologists, skilled paramedical staff, compassionate nursing staff, and well-trained medical officers.  The experienced team of medical professionals and modern, state-of-art medical innovations and facilities at the hospital help create an immediate and positive recovery environment.

The Modern Diagnostic Gastrointestinal Services include:

  • Endoscopies (Gastroscopy, Duodenoscopy, Enteroscopy),
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (biopsies and FNAC)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • ERCP

Management of acute/life-threatening conditions include:

  • Acute liver failure
  • GI bleed
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Acute colitis
  • Biliary sepsis

 Therapeutic procedures include:  

  • Polypectomies
  • Variceal banding
  • Foreign body removal
  • GI stenting and Treatment of GI bleed

Other procedures related to Gastroenterology include:

  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Balloon dilatation of structures and achalasia
  • Biliary procedures such as gall stone removal
  •  Stenting of CBD

With a dynamic and experienced medical team, it is possible to get the best recovery experience along with pre-surgery and post-surgery care. Gastroenterology is a medical science that has advanced to a great level and can help diagnose the minutest of the issues you might face. You must ensure a timely diagnosis and treatment for any gastrointestinal trouble you face.

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