Gastroenterology

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At Polaris Hospital, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery are given to the clinical care of patients with digestive system, gastrointestinal land liver issue. These incorporate peptic ulcer ailment, gastro-esophageal reflux malady, gastrointestinal dying, utilitarian gastrointestinal disorder, pancreatico-biliary infections, intense and incessant liver sickness and in addition gastrointestinal and liver malignancies.

Treatments & Procedures

  • Gastroscopy, to inspect the inside of the stomach, gullet and the duodenum.
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy.
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Colonoscopy
  • Enteroscopy
  • Interventional endoscopic procedures
  • Polypectomy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
  • UGI Endoscopy
  • UGI Endoscopy with Biopsy
  • Variceal Banding Oesophageal (EVL)
  • Dyspepsia (gas, bloating of abdomen, distension of abdomen)
  • Gastro oesophageal reflux disease (acidity, heartburn, vomiting)
  • Loss of appetite/weight loss
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (chronic diarrhea, mucus in stools, loose bowel movements/constipation)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease e.g. ulcerative colitis/Chrohns disease.
  • Elevated SGOT, SGPT (could be due to chronic Hepatitis B or C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease)
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Pancreatitis (Acute/Chronic)
  • Malabsorption syndrome

Celiac disease

  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreas
  • Liver tumours (Primary/ secondaries)
  • Carcinoma of gall bladder
  • Complicated gallstone  disease (Cholecysto/Choledochal duodenal Fistula)
  • Choledochal cysts
  • Post cholecystectomy biliary  injuries
  • Carcinoma of  the head of  pancreas
  • Surgery in Acute  pancreatitis (Necrotising  pancreatitis)
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Surgical obstructive  jaundice

Stomach

  • Carcinoma of  the  stomach
  • Gastrointestinal stromal  tumours of  stomach
  • Complicated duodenal ulcer disease

Small  Intestine

  • Small bowel tumours
  • Crohns disease

Colon, Rectum & Anal  canal

  • Colonic cancers
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Colonic polyposis

Abdominal pain

Jaundice –obstructive jaundice, viral hepatitis and biliary stone disease.

Chronic liver disease –  (Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C), cirrhosis, portal hypertension, variceal bleeding, ascites

Ulcers – Peptic ulcers, Gastric ulcers , Esophageal ulcers