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The Department of Gastroenterology, hepatology  and Pancreaticobiliary Sciences of the ARHI hospital has been developed as a state of the art super specialty department that is well equipped to encompass the whole range of comprehensive Gastroenterology and hepatology expertise including advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic interventional procedures.

The department is run by specialists in the field of Gastroenterology & hepatology along with a dedicated team of trained nursing staff & technicians. 

It provides 

  • Outpatient consultations
  • Indoor patient care services
  • 24x7 Gastroenterology emergency services in the management of patients suffering from disorders of the digestive system and liver

These patients may be suffering from more common complaints such as

  • Indigestion
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Dyspepsia
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Fatty Liver & Steatohepatitis
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Pain Abdomen
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Jaundice

More serious symptoms like

  • Cirrhosis
  • Ascites
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Pancreatitis
  • Blood in the Stools (Malena) or Vomit (Hematemesis)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease)
  • Acute Hepatitis
  • Liver Failure
  • Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis
  • Cancer of the Gallbladder, Pancreas, Oesophagus, Stomach, or Colon

The interventional services offered by the department includes: Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy such as:

  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

CBD stone removal,Lithotripsy for common bile duct (CBD) stones, stenting for pancreatic or biliary duct injury, stenting for benign and malignant biliary and pancreatic duct strictures.

  • Endoscopic Variceal Banding / Hemorrhoidal (Piles) Banding
  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy
  • Glue Injections, Hemospray Application
  • Polypectomy of GI Polyps
  • APC (Argon Plasma Coagulation)
  • Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Placement for Feeding Patients with Swallowing Difficulty
  • Naso-jejunal Feeding Tube (NJFT) Placement for Feeding of Critically Ill Patients
  • Esophageal, Colon, and Biliary Stricture Dilatation and Stent Placements (Benign & Malignant Both)
  • Endoscopic Achalasia Balloon Dilatation
  • Endoscopic Pancreatic Pseudocyst / Walled-off Necrosis Drainage

Other associated services include Fibroscan of the liver (Non invasive test for evaluation of liver fibrosis), Hydrogen breath test (HBT), Liver biopsy ( Percutaneous or Transjuglar ) etc. The department aims to provide best of clinical care and emergency services with the utmost sense of empathy to patients having diseases of the gastrointestinal system and liver ,to spread general public awareness regarding preventable gastrointestinal diseases and also to maintain regular academic activities & high quality innovative clinical, experimental & translational research in gastroenterology.

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