Gastroenterology

The department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Sciences provides comprehensive high-end care for a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver disorders through a highly qualified, experienced team of Gastroenterologists supported by state-of-the-art technology. The department prides itself in providing compassionate care in a soothing ambience with a high premium on patient satisfaction. 

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.

 

Gastroenterology deals in treating diseases related to gastrointestinal tract and liver and disorders associated with it. The branch also includes the understanding of gastrointestinal organs, like the functioning of the liver, digestion and absorption, removal of waste and several others. Any gas-trointestinal disorder can cause problems in stomach, oesophagus, pan-creas, gallbladder, liver, small and large intestines. Indus International Hospital, Derabassi, has a excellent for state of the art care facility for Gas-tro-intestinal disorders, GI, Colo-rectal and Hepato-Biliary disorders & management of Morbid Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome by a dedicated team of GI & Laparoscopic Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Endocrinologist and Dieticians.
 
Medical Gastroenterology
 
Medical Gastroenterology includes endoscopy services at Indus Interna-tional Hospital, Derabassi, by Dr. Jatinderpal Singh, DM Gastroenterology, it offers excellent round the clock services for patients. Services offered can be grouped under the following heads:
 
• Out patient services
• Endoscopy services
• Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy
◦ Bleeding Varices: Endoscopic Variceal Ligation {EVL} / Endo-scopic Sclerotherapy {EST} / Glue Injection
◦ Bleeding Peptic Ulcer: Injection therapy/Hemoclip
◦ Dilatation of Esophageal or Pyloric Stricture.
◦ Achalasia Cardia Pneumatic Dilatation
◦ Foreign body removal
◦ SEMS for inoperable Esophageal Cancer
◦ PEG tube placement
◦ NJ tube placement
• Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
◦ Polypectomy
◦ Balloon dilatation for colonic/anastomotic stricture
◦ SEMS placement for inoperable colorectal cancer
• Day Care services including Diagnostic and Therapeutic paracen-tesis
• In patient services including Intensive Care Unit
• Specialised Procedures:
• ERCP
◦ CBD stone removal
◦ CBD stricture dilatation
◦ Biliary Stenting (plastic/metal)
◦ Nasobiliary drainage for cholangitis
◦ Pancreatic Endotherapy
• Endoscopic Adjustable Intragastric Balloon Placement for Obe-sity
 
LIVER DISRODERS
 
• Alcohol related liver disease
• Non Alcoholic Fatty liver disease
• Assessment of abnormal liver function tests
• Autoimmune related liver disease including Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Primary Biliary Cholangitis, autoimmune hepatitis and IgG4 related dis-ease
• Bile duct abnormalities
• Congenital liver disease
• Gall bladder disease
• Inherited and metabolic liver disease including: Wilson’s disease
• Liver cirrhosis and its complications
• Liver tumours (benign and malignant)
• Vascular liver disease e.g. Budd-Chiari syndrome
• Viral hepatitis

 

 

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