THE “GASTROENEROLOGY AND LIVER” CLINIC
Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract account for 30% of the outpatient population Cancers of the stomach, intestine, liver and pancreas are increasing at an alarming rate. The unique feature is that most of these cancers are detected at a late stage. Early detection and treatment improves treatment outcome and the life span of the patient post treatment.
The “GEL” clinic aims at early detection, prompt management and effective after care by a series of pickup camps, thorough investigations and effective medical and surgical management by an internationally renowned group of medical and surgical gastroenterologists.
To facilitate this we have established a unit with the most Hi-Tech state of art equipment to deliver effective care and cure.
The unit has an established “GEL” EMERGENCY CARE UNIT to deal with gastrointestinal emergencies.
SALIENT FEATURES ARE:
- DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPY.
- ESOPHAGEAL LAB
- INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES WITH TRAINED DEDICATED STAFF
- FULL FLEDGED LAPAROSCOPIC UNIT
- VIDEO ENDOSCOPIC EQUIPMENT INCLUDING PAEDIATRIC ENDOSCOPIC SETUP TO INVESTIGATE OESOPHAGEAL, GASTRIC & INTESTINAL PROBLEMS
- ENTEROSCOPE – TO IDENTIFY SMALL INTESTINAL DISEASE
- ENDO ULTRASONOGRAPHY (EUS) – TO IDENTIFY CANCERS
- And other problems in the gall bladder, stomach, small and large intestine. This combined equipment scores over even MRI and CT scan.
To control bleeding, Argon Plasma Coagulator with ERBE Diathermy (Japan) “C” Arm with digital subtraction angiography to help in diagnosis and treatment Jaundice Team – Supported by an advanced ultrasonography 4-D machine, viral hepatitis laboratory and ERCP facilities.
Intensive Digestive Care Unit – To help those with blood vomiting, Hepatic (Liver) coma, chronic hepatitis (Jaundice), Acute abdominal pain, gastrointestinal infections. GI manometry system and 24 hr ambulatory esophageal PH recorder to check on gastric and intestinal function, acid secretion and gastric related chest pain.
Bloodless endoscopic surgery with no anaesthesia, cheap, no scar, very effective in high risk cardiac patients Endoscopic banding to control blood vomiting Stenting to help patients who are not fit for surgery Endoscopic foreign body removal there by avoiding surgery Endoscopic retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Removal of gall stones without surgery Stenting to treat jaundice caused by obstruction To treat pancreatic problems without surgery Gastroenterology and liver information center – “GEL” information center for public awareness Geriatric Gastroenterology Clinic – Screening, Prevention, Cure “GEL” Clinic aims at affordable 24-Hour Hi-Tech Gastroenterology and Liver Care by a dedicated internationally reputed team.